Paul Chamberlin is assistant professor of History at the University of Kentucky. He received his PhD from The Ohio State University after studying at the American University of Cairo and the University of Damascus and has held fellowships at Yale University and Williams College. His dissertation won the 2010 Oxford University Press prize for the best dissertation in international history. His first book, The Global Offensive: The United States, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the Making of the Post-Cold War Order, is an international history of the Palestinian liberation struggle. It examines the PLO's creation of a broad network of support among naitonal liberation movements throughout the Third World and the implications of this support for U.S. foreign policy and the larger Arab-Israeli conflict.