Walter Laqueur

Center for Strategic and International Studies Washington

Center for Strategic and International Studies Washington

American historian and political commentator, b.26 May 1921, Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland); s. of Fritz Laquer and Else Berliner; m. 1st Barbara Koch 1941 (deceased); m. 2nd C.S. Wichmans; two d.; Ed. Survey 1955-65; Dir. Inst. of Contemporary History and Wiener Library, London 1964-91; Ed. Journal of Contemporary History 1965-; Prof. of History Brandeis Univ. 1967-72; Prof. of History, Tel Aviv Univ. 1970-87; Prof. of Govt. Georgetown Univ. 1977-90; Chair. Int Research Council, Center for Strategic and Int. Studies, Washington D.C. 1973-2002; Ed. Washington Papers 1973-; Washington Quarterly 1978-; Visiting Prof. of History, Harvard 1977; Rockefeller Fellow, Guggenheim Fellow; several bon. degrees. Publications: Young Germany 1962, The Road to War 1967 1968, Europe Since Hitler 1970, A History of Zionism 1972, Confrontation 1974, Weimar 1974, Guerrilla 1976, Terrorism 1977, A Continent Astray: Europe 1970-78 1979, The Missing Years (novel) 1980, The Terrible Secret 1981, Farewell to Europe (novel) 1981, Germany Today 1985, A World of Secrets 1985, Breaking the Silence 1986, The Age of Terrorism 1987, The Long Road to Freedom 1989, Stalin 1990, Thursday´s Child has Far to Go (autobiog.) 1993, Black Hundred 1993, The Dream That Failed 1994.

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