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Tom Engelhardt

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Tom Engelhardt created and runs, a project of The Nation Institute, where he is a fellow. He is the author of The American Way of War: How Bush’s Wars Became Obama’s; The United States of Fear; The End of Victory Culture, and a novel, The Last Days of Publishing. He is coauthor, with Nick Turse, of Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050. His most recent book is Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World.

Engelhardt was a senior editor at Pantheon Books, where he edited and published award-winning works ranging from Art Spiegelman’s Maus and John Dower’s War Without Mercy to Eduardo Galeano’s Memory of Fire trilogy. He is a consulting editor at Metropolitan Books, as well as coeditor of Metropolitan’s The American Empire Project, which has published best-selling works by Chalmers Johnson, Andrew Bacevich, and Noam Chomsky, among others.