Tim Marshall

Tim Marshall is a leading authority on foreign affairs with more than 30 years of reporting experience. A former diplomatic editor at Sky News, he has reported from 40 countries and covered conflicts in the Balkans, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Israel. He edits the current affairs site, TheWhatandtheWhy.com. He is the author of the Sunday Times bestsellers, Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps that Tell You Everything You Need to Know about Global Politics and Divided: Why We’re Living in an Age of Walls; Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of Flags; "Dirty Northern B*st*rds!" and Other Tales from the Terraces: The Story of Britain's Football Chants and Shadowplay: Behind the lines and under fire:the inside story of Europe's last war. Prisoners of Geography has been translated into 30 languages and has sold over 1,000,000 copies worldwide.