William Shawcross is an internationally known writer and broadcaster. His articles have appeared in The Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph, Washington Post, Sydney Morning Herald, International Herald Tribune, Time and Newsweek. He has written several books including Sideshow:Kissinger, Nixon and the destruction of Cambodia (1979) and Rupert Murdoch: The Making of a Media Empire (1992). He is on the board of the International Crisis Group. William Shawcross lives in west London.