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

Close to the Wind: Too Many Cooks, Not Enough Broth The operational and strategic roles of the different headquarters involved in the Baltic Sea region are unclear, and to outsiders even bewildering.
Close to the Wind: Conclusion – Shortcomings and Gaps The security of the Atlantic alliance and all its member states is only as strong as that of its weakest and most peripheral members.
Exposure and Extradition A belated but welcome Western response to Russia’s active measures.
Wolves in Wolves’ Clothing A revealing snarl from China’s embassy in Sweden.
Showdown in Vilnius We lost Afghanistan, now save Lithuania.
Ukraine’s Dangerous Success Not a problem many anticipated in 1991.