Foreign Policy Digest

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The Foreign Policy Digest is a monthly journal of international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. Each themed issue is organized by geographic region of the world and features articles describing noteworthy developments in world affairs. Contributors include journalists, academicians and practitioners in international affairs, international development, and national security. The website supplements its monthly articles with video interviews by experts in public policy and international affairs.

The Board of Advisors includes Seth Green founder of Americans for Informed Democracy and Princeton University Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School Anne-Marie Slaughter. [1] The Editor-in-Chief is Olivier Kamanda, [2]columnist at The Huffington Post World.

Editor-in-Chief: Olivier Kamanda
Managing Editor: Robert Friedman
Executive Editor: Rommel Gallo
Senior Editor: Catherine Fisher

Africa Editor: Michael Bear Kleinman
Americas Editor: Adam Benz
Asia Editor: Jung Hwa Song
Europe/Russia Editor: Annie Verderosa
Middle East Editor: Marc Sorel

In 2007, Foreign Policy Digest received the endorsement of Google CEO, Eric Schmidt.[3]

Notable Interviews

Foreign Policy Digest has interviewed Richard Danzig, Senior Advisor to President-elect Barack Obama; [4] Anne-Marie Slaughter Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University; [5] [6] Knight Kiplinger, editor-in-chief of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance; [7] Sarah Holewinski, Executive Director of Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict; [8] and Geoff Garin, chief strategist for Senator Hillary Clinton’s 2008 Presidential Campaign and president of Peter Hart Research Associates. [9]


Foreign Policy Digest publishes original content explaining U.S. foreign policy decisions and providing context to developments in world affairs. Content is distributed on social media sites including Facebook [10] and Youtube. Articles follow a strict format beginning with a short Developments section, followed by a five or six paragraph Background section describing major players, motivations and historical context, and conclude with a short Analysis section. Articles included embedded references to authoritative sources like The Washington Post, Council on Foreign Relations Website, and other news and policy organizations.

The October Issue explored then-candidate Senator Obama and Senator McCain's foreign policy platforms. [11]


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