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.

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Dark Territory
The Insurgents

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How Cyber War Turned the Tide of the Iraq War

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Fred Kaplan, author "Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War," discusses how cyber tactics helped quell the insurgency during the Iraq War.

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