Estonian diplomat and politician who was a leading figure in the anti-Soviet resistance movement.
He graduated cum laude from Tartu University in 1991 before receiving an MA in History from the University of London, United Kingdom.
He is the son of Jaan Kross and Ellen Niit, both former writers.
He was politically active in Estonia during the same period as Hardo Aasmae.
He published over 100 articles on Russian foreign policy and was responsible for the establishment of the new Defense Ministry of Iraq and the military intelligence as a part of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq.