Laurie Mylroie

Laurie Mylroie earned her Ph.D. from Harvard University in political science, with a focus on the Middle East, and taught at Harvard and the U.S. Naval War College. She has written three books, one of which was a New York Times bestseller. Her articles have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, The National Interest, Newsweek, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Most recently, she was a cultural adviser to the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan