Edward Lucas is Senior Vice President at the Center for European Policy Analysis. He also writes obituaries, book reviews and leaders. He has more than 30 years’ experience dealing with the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, with postings which include Berlin for the BBC in 1988. He is the author of “Deception”, a book about Russian espionage, published in March 2012. His first book was the “The New Cold War” published in February 2008. He is a regular broadcaster on international and British outlets, including the BBC’s “Today” programme, “Start the Week” and “Newsnight”.