Peter Hitchens, an author and journalist, is currently a columnist for the London Mail on Sunday. He also publishes a blog on current affairs and moral, cultural and social issues. He was a resident correspondent for the Daily Express in Moscow from 1990 to 1992, and in Washington, D.C. from 1993 to 1995. He has spent many years as a foreign correspondent, reporting from Iraq, Iran, North Korea, Gaza, South Africa, Venezuela and Cuba. He has also revisited Russia and other former Soviet republics several times. In recognition of his foreign reporting, Hitchens was awarded the Orwell Prize in 2010. He is the author of six books, including The Rage Against God (2011), The Abolition of Britain (1999) and The War We Never Fought: The British Establishment’s Surrender to Drugs (2013).