James Kirchick is a journalist and foreign correspondent currently based in Washington, DC. Mr. Kirchick is currently a visiting fellow with the Brookings Institution, a correspondent for The Daily Beast, and is a columnist for Tablet. He has reported from Southern and North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, across the European continent, and the Caucasus. Mr. Kirchick’s writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Ha’aretz, Newsweek, Time, Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, Slate, Weekly Standard, American Interest, Virginia Quarterly Review, World Affairs Journal, National Review, and Commentary, among many other publications. Around the world, his writing appears regularly in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany’s leading newspaper, and has also been published in Britain’s Prospect and Spectator; Italy’s Internazionale; Canada’s Globe & Mail, National Post, and The Walrus; the Czech Republic’s Lidove Noviny; and The Australian. For over three years, Mr. Kirchick worked at The New Republic, where he covered domestic politics, lobbying, intelligence, and American foreign policy, and broke the story of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul’s inflammatory newsletters. Following New Republic, he moved to Prague to become writer-at-large for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, where he wrote about the politics and cultures of the 21 countries in RFE/RL’s broadcast region. A leading voice on American gay politics and international gay rights, he is a recipient of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Journalist of the Year Award. He has been a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow, a Hoover Institution Media Fellow, and a Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellow, and is a professional member of the PEN American Center and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Kirchick holds degrees in History and Political Science from Yale.