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

Jabbed in the Back: Mapping Russian and Chinese Information Operations During COVID-19 Opportunistic leaders in China, Russia, and elsewhere have used the virus as an excuse to further erode democracy and wage information warfare
Essay Crisis A rare joint complaint by Russia and China is good news.
Tiger Hunt The best way to respond to bullies is to call their bluff
Frontier Ethics Defending your country is good. So is compassion
Doorstep Democracy Interaction with voters is the basis of freedom
Entente Mystérieuse US-French security cooperation pledges leave the big questions unanswered