Max Boot is a military historian and foreign-policy analyst who has been called one of the “world’s leading authorities on armed conflict” by the International Institute for Strategic Studies. The Jeane J. Kirkpatrick senior fellow in national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, he is the author of three widely acclaimed books: "The Savage Wars of Peace: Small Wars and the Rise of American Power," "War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History, 1500 to Today," and the New York Times bestseller "Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present." His newest book, "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam," will be released in January 2018 by Norton/Liveright. He has been called "a master historian" by the New York Times and a "a penetrating writer and thinker" by The Wall Street Journal. For more information, see www.maxboot.net.