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World Policy Journal Series: David A. Andelman and the States of Journalism and Europe

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

By JK Fowler

David A. Andelman is the Editor of World Policy Journal. Previously he served as Executive Editor of Earlier, he was a domestic and foreign correspondent for The New York Times in various posts in New York and Washington, as Southeast Asia bureau chief, based in Bangkok, then East European bureau chief, based in Belgrade. He then moved to CBS News where he served for seven years as Paris correspondent, traveling through and reporting from nearly 60 countries.

There followed service as a Washington correspondent for CNBC, news editor of Bloomberg News and Business Editor of the New York Daily News. He also served as senior vice president of Burson-Marsteller in New York and Washington.  He is the author of three books, The Peacemakers, published by Harper & Row, and The Fourth World War, published by William Morrow, which he co-authored with the Count de Marenches, long-time head of French intelligence. His third book, A Shattered Peace: Versailles 1919 and the Price We Pay Today was published by John Wiley & Sons.

Andelman has written for such publications as Harpers, The Atlantic, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine, Foreign Policy and Foreign Affairs. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and is a member of the Century Association, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Harvard Club of New York, the National Press Club and the Grolier Club. In August 2010, he was elected President of the Overseas Press Club.


Further Resources:

World Policy Journal

"Coda: Europe's Last Word" Article (WPJ Spring 2011)

"Page One- the Movie" Article

Books by David Andelman

Interview Date: June 1, 2011

Written and Produced by: JK Fowler (

Music by: The Album Leaf (Song: "Twenty Two Fourteen"; Album: In A Safe Place)


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