Lutz C. Kleveman is a freelance journalist and author who lives in New York and at Gut Ankeloh, Germany.
Born in Germany in 1974, Mr. Kleveman studied French Literature in Aix-en-Provence, France and International History at the London School of Economics.
He has worked for CNN and German Television ZDF in Washington, D.C. and has written for the Daily Telegraph, Newsweek, DIE ZEIT und Der Spiegel Online.
Specialising in conflict zones, Mr. Kleveman has reported from the Balkans, West Africa, the Caucasus, Central Asia — and the Middle East.
Mr. Kleveman’s first book "Der Kampf um das Heilige Feuer: Wettlauf der Weltmächte am Kaspischen Meer" ("The Struggle for the Holy Fire: The Race of the World Powers in the Caspian Sea") Rowohlt, Berlin, was published in 2002.