Mark Perry was a senior analyst at the Quincy Institute. He is a widely published military and foreign affairs reporter and analyst. He was the author of ten books, including The Pentagon’s Wars: The Military’s Undeclared War Against America’s Presidents (Basic Books, 2017); The Most Dangerous Man In America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur (Basic Books 2014); Talking To Terrorists (Basic Books, 2010); Partners in Command (Penguin Press, 2007); Grant and Twain (Random House, 2004); A Fire In Zion: Inside the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process (William Morrow, 1995); and Four Stars: the Joint Chiefs of Staff and America’s Civilian Leaders (Houghton Mifflin, 1989). The Boston Globe named his book on Gen. MacArthur the best non-fiction work of 2014. Mark served as a senior foreign policy analyst and political director for Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation, which founded the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, which won the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize. He was a graduate of Boston University.