Fred Kaplan

Fred Kaplan is the national-security columnist for Slate and the author of four other books, including The Wizards of Armageddon, 1959, Daydream Believers, and, most recently The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War, which was a New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalist. A former Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter for The Boston Globe, he graduated from Oberlin College, earned a PhD from MIT, and lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Brooke Gladstone.

Books by this Author

Dark Territory
The Insurgents


How Matthew Broderick's movie "War Games" Changed Military Policy

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Fred Kaplan, author "Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War," recounts how President Reagan's screening of the film 'War Games' forever changed cyber warfare and military policy.