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Peter Grose

Peter Grose is a former New York Times and Foreign Affairs editor. He is also the author of Operation Rollback: America’s Secret War Behind the Iron Curtain and Gentleman Spy, a biography of Allen Dulles. He periodically appears on the History Channel, CBS News, and C-Span to comment on the history of intelligence.


Grose is an associate in the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Power to People

The Inside Story of AES and the Globalization of Electricity

In the late 1990s, while Enron was flying high, a smaller power company flew under the radar. AES was founded in 1981 according to a different set of principles—fiscally conservative investment strategies paired with the belief that business can...