Gwynne has worked as a freelance journalist, columnist, broadcaster and lecturer on international affairs for several decades. His twice-weekly column on international affairs is published by 175 papers in some forty-five countries and is translated into more than a dozen languages. As well as the titles listed here, he is the author of the bestselling IGNORANT ARMIES and FUTURE: TENSE. He has written THE SHORTEST HISTORY OF WAR for Old Street (publication March 2021) and is writing a new book on geo-engineering. Born in Canada, he lives in London.