Lloyd C. Gardner

Winner, American Historical Association's Award for Scholarly Distinction
Winner, Daniel Gorenstein Memorial Award

Lloyd C. Gardner is professor emeritus of history at Rutgers University. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including The Long Road to Baghdad, Three Kings, The Road to Tahrir Square, Killing Machine, and The War on Leakers, and a co-editor, with Marilyn B. Young, of The New American Empire and Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam, all published by The New Press. He lives in Newtown, Pennsylvania.

News and Reviews

Midwest Book Review

Dr. Ann Skea reviews The War on Leakers for Midwest Book Review.


Lloyd Gardner speaks with Salon about the national security state.


Kirkus reviews The War on Leakers, a "worthwhile contribution to our ongoing national debate about the balance between national security and privacy."

The Boston Globe

Killing Machine is included in a round-up of "Seven Books on Drones"


Books by Lloyd C. Gardner

Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam
Or, How Not to Learn from the Past

Lloyd C. Gardner, Marilyn B. Young

Killing Machine
The American Presidency in the Age of Drone Warfare

Lloyd C. Gardner

The Long Road to Baghdad
A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from the 1970s to the Present

Lloyd C. Gardner

The New American Empire
A 21st Century Teach-In on U.S. Foreign Policy

Lloyd C. Gardner, Marilyn B. Young

The Road to Tahrir Square
Egypt and the United States from the Rise of Nasser to the Fall of Mubarak

Lloyd C. Gardner

Three Kings
The Rise of an American Empire in the Middle East After World War II

Lloyd C. Gardner

The War on Leakers
National Security and American Democracy, from Eugene V. Debs to Edward Snowden

Lloyd C. Gardner