Michael Goldfarb

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Michael Goldfarb is chairman of the conservative think tank the Center for American Freedom, publishers of The Washington Free Beacon. He is a writer with the neoconservative The Weekly Standard owned by Rupert Murdoch and edited by William Kristol. Goldfarb "also works as a research associate" at the Project for the New American Century,[1], one of the leading neocon organizations. Jim Lobe describes Goldfarb as "known primarily as vociferous defenders of Israel" [2].

Beginning in spring 2007, Goldfarb participated in the U.S. Department of Defense's Bloggers' Roundtable.

In May 2007, Goldfarb was awarded a $25,000 part-time journalism fellowship by the Phillips Foundation.[3] Goldfarb’s funded project is entitled "The Upside of Global Warming."[4]

His fellowship profile states that Goldfarb is deputy online editor at The Weekly Standard, "where he has worked since 2003."[4]

He received a B.A. in History from Princeton University "with a concentration in war, revolution and the state."[4]



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  1. AboutPNAC, Project for the New American Century, accessed October 18, 2007.
  2. Daniel Luban and Jim Lobe, Intel Council Head Draws Ire of Israel Lobby, 5 March 2009
  3. News Release: "Phillips Foundation Announces 2007 Journalism Fellowships; Seven Fellowships Totaling $237,500," ThePhillipsFoundation.org, May 9, 2007.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Overview of the Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellows since inception of the program, ThePhillipsFoundation.org.
  5. "Who's CSARX?" DefenseTech.org, April 19, 2007.
  6. David Gold, "The left Resorts to Liars To Slam effort in Iraq," GoldTalk.com, August 8, 2007.
  7. Ken Silverstein, Neoconservatives hype a new Cold War, Salon, 5 October 2011. One can hear an interview with Silverstein on this topic on AntiWar.com (8 October 2011).

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