Nick is currently a senior editor at Wired Magazine, a fellow at the New America Foundation, and a regular contributer to CNN, NBC, and many other TV and radio stations. He is also a contributer to Wired's Epicenter and Danger Room blogs. Read his recent articles here or here. Or read @nxthompson on Twitter.

He is the author of "The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War," to be published in September by Henry Holt. You can read more about it here.

While he's currently on a touring hiatus, Nick is also a fingerstyle guitarist. His latest CD is available for purchase here. More info is on the music page.