Andrew Cockburn is the Washington editor of Harper’s Magazine. He is the author of numerous books and articles, with an emphasis on defense and national security issues. His most recent book is Rumsfeld: His Rise, Fall, and Catastrophic Legacy. Mr. Cockburn has also produced numerous documentaries in partnership with his wife Leslie, including many films for PBS Frontline, and most recently American Casino (2009) about the ongoing Wall Street crash and its effect on ordinary people. He is a graduate of Oxford University.