Roger Cohen (b. 1955)

Journalist and regular columnist for the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune. Cohen grew up in London and studied history and French at Oxford University, where he received a master’s degree in 1977. He is the coauthor of In the Eye of the Storm (1991), a biography of General Norman Schwarzkopf, and the author of two other books on war and warfare: Hearts Grown Brutal (1998), about the destruction of the former Yugoslavia, and Soldiers and Slaves (2005), an account of American POWs in World War II.