Martin van Creveld, a professor of history at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, is one of the best-known experts on military history and strategy. He has written eighteen books, which have been translated into fourteen languages, the most notable among them being The Changing Face of War, Supplying War, Command in War, and The Transformation of War. He has consulted to the defense departments of numerous governments, including that of the United States, and he was the second civilian expert ever to be invited to address the Israeli General Staff. He has lectured or taught at practically every institute of strategic military study. Van Creveld has appeared on CNN, BBC, and other international networks and has been featured in many magazines and newspapers, including Newsweek and the International Herald Tribune.