John Prados is a senior fellow of the National Security Archive, co-director of its Iraq Documentation Project, director of its Vietnam Project, and a contributor to its Afghanistan project. His recent book VIETNAM: THE HISTORY OF AN UNWINNABLE WAR (Kansas Press) won the Henry Adams Prize and was nominated by its publisher for the Pulitzer. Prados is the author of seventeen published works on assorted aspects of national security, intelligence, military, or diplomatic history. His articles, papers, and reviews have appeared widely; and he lectures on these and other topics, including the creation of combat models. He is also the designer of award-winning boardgames. Prados holds a PhD in Political Science (International Relations) from Columbia University.