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Walter Russell Mead

Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy Council on Foreign Relations

Walter Russell Mead is an expert on U.S. foreign policy, international political economy, religion and foreign policy.

Mr. Mead is the author of “Power, Terror, Peace and War: America’s Grand Strategy in a World of Risk” (2004) and “Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the World” (2001) as well as articles in Esquire, Worth, The New York Times, International Herlad Tribune, Wall Street Journal, and The New Yorker.

He has received the Lionel Gelber Award for the best book in English on international relations in 2002 and is currently a Board Member for the New America Foundation.

Mr. Mead received his B.A. from Yale University.

Articles by Walter Russell Mead

The Parties of Heaven and Hell

How are some countries seeking to deal with the hegemony of the United States?

October 26, 2004

Mexico and U.S. Retirement Futures

Is it a win-win if American retirees relocate south of the border?

September 20, 2004