Eric Chauvistré (b. 1965) did his PhD in Berlin and Canberra on nuclear armament and military interventions. Having worked as a journalist for Reuters, the Berlin daily newspaper Tageszeitung and German broadcaster ZDF, among others, he now freelances in Berlin. In the spring of 2009 he published Wir Gutkrieger. Warum die Bundeswehr im Ausland scheitern wird (We the Good Warriors: Why the Bundeswehr Will Fail Abroad).