Consultant on US foreign policy. He holds a PhD in Latin American history from New York University and lives in Brooklyn and Madrid. A former professor of history and politics at New York University’s post-graduate Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, he has also been a researcher on United States foreign policy with several foreign policy centers in the USA, Spain, and Norway between 1985 and 2021. He has written and is author and co-author of several books, essays, and articles about US relations with Latin America and with the developing world in general, as well as US involvement in low-intensity conflicts during the cold war. In recent years, his research has focused on the US global war on terrorism, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan/Pakistan, the US conflict with Venezuela, and the rise of right-wing populism in the US and Europe. He current lives in Madrid, and Brooklyn, New York. He is frequent commentator in the international media.