Ivan Krastev is a Bulgarian political scientist. He is chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia, and permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna (IWM). He is a founding board member of the European Council on Foreign Relations. His latest books in English are Democracy Disrupted (2014); In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don’t Trust Our Leaders? (2013); and The Anti-American Century, coedited with Alan McPherson, (CEU Press, 2007). He is a coauthor with Steven Holmes of a forthcoming book on Russian politics.