"A book of reportage and reflection on intervention and its after-effects in Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan... Enlightening" (Guardian)
A clear, sharp response to the whole vexed issue of nation building.
About the Author
Michael Ignatieff is Carr Professor of Human Rights Policy at Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He is an outstanding literary and cultural commentator, and also a powerful novelist, shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1993 for Scar Tissue. He is well known, too, as a presenter and critic on radio and television. His acclaimed biography of Isaiah Berlin was published by Chatto in 1998 and Virtual War, his study of modern warfare in Kosovo, in 2000.