Brian Urquhart

Brian Urquhart is an author, World War II veteran, and former Under-Secretary-General of the United States. He is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books and the author of Hammarskjold (1972), A Life in Peace and War (1987), Decolonization and World Peace (1989), A World in Need of Leadership: Tomorrow's United Nations (1990), Towards a More Effective United Nations (1991), Renewing the United Nations System (1994), Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey (1998).