Anatol Lieven

Peter Paul Anatol Lieven is a British author, Orwell Prize-winning journalist, and policy analyst, currently serving as a professor at Georgetown University, visiting professor at King’s College London, and fellow at the New America Foundation.[


Peter Paul Anatol Lieven was born on 28 June 1960 in London to Alexander Lieven and Veronica Eileen Mary (née Monahan). He is the brother of Elena Lieven, Dominic Lieven, Michael Lieven, and Mrs Justice Lieven (Dame Natalie Lieven, a High Court judge of England and Wales), originally from the Lieven family of Livonia. He received a BA in history and a doctorate in political science from Jesus College, Cambridge.

Books in order of publication:

The Baltic Revolution: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and the Path to Independence (1993)

Chechnya: Tombstone of Russian Power (1998)

Ukraine and Russia: Fraternal Rivals (1999)

America Right or Wrong: An Anatomy of American Nationalism (2004)

Ethical Realism: A Vision for America’s Role in the World (2006) with John Hulsman

Pakistan: A Hard Country (2011)

Climate Change and the Nation State (2020)

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