Edward Lucas

Senior Fellow

Edward Lucas is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). He was formerly a senior editor at The Economist. Lucas has covered Central and Eastern European affairs since 1986, writing, broadcasting, and speaking on the politics, economics, and security of the region.

A graduate of the London School of Economics and long-serving foreign correspondent in Berlin, Vienna, Moscow, and the Baltic states, he is an internationally recognized expert on espionage, subversion, the use and abuse of history, energy security and information warfare.

He is the author of four books: The New Cold War (2008, newly revised and republished); Deception (2011); The Snowden Operation (2014), and Cyberphobia (2015). His website is edwardlucas.com and he tweets as @edwardlucas.

Written by Edward Lucas

blank Fresh Winds Putin’s war is transforming European security. But not yet fast enough.
Photo: An Ukrainian soldier passes near a hangar in the Hostomel airport near Kyiv with the destroyed cargo plane Antonov An-225 Mriya. The biggest cargo plane in the world was shelled by Russian forces during its occupation of the airport. Credit: Celestino Arce/NurPhoto Conscript Army Putin’s hollow victory masks a great defeat
blank Germany calling Responsibility is dawning but apologies are due.
blank Bewitched Admire Russian culture. But don’t believe everything you read.
blank Navalny Unleashed A film about the Russian opposition leader poses hard questions.
Photo: LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 10, 2022: Women wearing floral crowns and holding placards a doll covered in fake blood demonstrate outside Downing Street against war atrocities targeting civilians including killings and rape on the 46th day of Russian military invasion in Ukraine on April 10, 2022 in London, England. Demonstrators call on the international community to support Ukraine by supplying arms and implementing an embargo on Russian oil and gas. Credit: WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto The Art of the Possible Ukraine’s suffering stokes guilt — and, eventually, action