Iain King
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Iain King

King (centre) speaking in Afghanistan, 2009
King (centre) in Afghanistan, 2009

Iain Benjamin King CBE FRSA is a British writer.[1] King was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2013 Birthday Honours, for services to governance in Libya, Afghanistan and Kosovo.[2][3] He is a former Fellow of Cambridge University.[4][5][6][1]

Iain King held a senior political role in Kosovo's UN Administration,[7] and co-authored a book on the history of Kosovo and the difficulties of post-war state-building in the Balkans, called Peace at Any Price: How the World Failed Kosovo.

His 2008 book, How to Make Good Decisions and Be Right All the Time: Solving the Riddle of Right and Wrong, starts with a history of moral philosophy and then develops a hybrid methodology for ethical decision-making.[8] King's approach has been described as quasi-utilitarian.[9][10]

Secrets of The Last Nazi, based on extensive research of the Nazi era, is King's debut novel.[11]The Sun wrote: "A brilliant but unconventional academic races shadowy agents, a deranged killer and power-mad priests to expose a vast conspiracy."[12]

Making Peace in War is about Afghanistan.[13]


  • King, Iain; Mason, Whit (2006). Peace at Any Price: How the World Failed Kosovo. Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445392.
  • King, Iain (2008). How to Make Good Decisions and Be Right All the Time: Solving the Riddle of Right and Wrong. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 1-84706-347-0.
  • King, Iain (2014). Making Peace in War. Amazon Media.
  • King, Iain (2015). Secrets of The Last Nazi. Bookouture. ISBN 1910751103
  • King, Iain (2016). Last Prophecy of Rome. Bookouture.


  1. ^ a b "Bloomsbury". Bloomsbury. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Queen's birthday honours list 2013: GCB, DBE and CBE" in The Guardian. 15 June 2013. Archived 21 July 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Birthday Honours lists 2013" at gov.uk Archived 3 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "About the Author: Iain King". Prospect. 2013-04-24. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "War Philosophers: How much were our ideas shaped by war?". University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. 2014-06-02. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Philosophy Now". Philosophy Now. 2014-01-31. Retrieved .
  7. ^ Oisín Tansey. Review of Peace at Any Price: How the World Failed Kosovo by Iain King, Whit Mason in International Journal, Vol. 62, No. 3, "What Kind of Security? Afghanistan and Beyond" (Summer, 2007), pp. 717-720.
  8. ^ Geoff Crocker. An Enlightened Philosophy: Can an Atheist Believe Anything? John Hunt Publishing, 2011. ISBN 978-1846944246 pp. 85-86
  9. ^ Vardy, Charlotte and Peter (2012). Ethics Matters. SCM Press. p. 116. ISBN 978-0-334-04391-1.
  10. ^ How to Make Good Decisions... a 62 Point Summary at iainbking.com
  11. ^ "Bookouture snaps up Nazi conspiracy thriller". The Bookseller. Retrieved 2015.
  12. ^ Tom Wright. Review in The Sun. 16 July 2015, p. 54. Accessed 24 August 2015.
  13. ^ "Making Peace in War". British Army Review. Retrieved .

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