Tim Judah is a front line reporter for The Economist and an author. A graduate of both the London School of Economics and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University he worked for the BBC before becoming the Balkans correspondent for The Times and The Economist. During the Kosovo war he broadcast widely and wrote for the New York Review of Books, The Observer, The Sunday Telegraph and The Guardian Weekend magazine. Judah is also the author of the prizewinning The Serbs: History, Myth and the Destruction of Yugoslavia, published in 1997 by Yale University Press, as well as writing two well-known books on Kosovo and one on Ethiopian marathon runner Abebe Bikila. Besides the Balkans, Judah has reported on Afghanistan, Kurdistan, Iraq and Sudan for The New York Review.