Fred Kaplan

Fred Kaplan

Fred Kaplan is Slate’s national security columnist and the author of, most recently, The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War. His book on the Iraq and Afghan wars, The Insurgents, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. (July 2021)

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