Michael E. Moran is an award-winning journalist, educator and digital media innovator and a well known analyst on international affairs. He leads the Crisis Guides series at the Council on Foreign Relations, teaches journalism at Bard College, writes a column for Globalpost.com and provides geostrategy analysis for clients of Nouriel Roubini on the roubini.com website. From 2009 to May 2011, he served as vice president, executive editor and senior geostrategy analysis at Roubini Global Economics, the macro/strategy consultancy founded by economist Nouriel Roubini. His book, "The Reckoning: Debt, Democracy and the Future of American Power," will be published by Palgrave-Macmillan in the winter of 2012. From 2005 to June 2009, he served as executive editor of CFR.org, the website of the Council on Foreign Relations. Moran is also a foreign affairs columnist for Globalpost.com, an adjunct professor at Bard College in New York, and a member of the communications advisory board of Human Rights Watch. He is the former U.S. Affairs Analyst of the BBC an reported from abroad for MSNBC and Radio Free Europe.
Publications by Michael MoranRecent Publications
- Europe Seeks a Chinese Bailout, Globalpost, Sept 19, 2011
- Turkey's New Influence Leaves Old Alliances Behind, The National, Sept. 4, 2011
- Brazil Goes Nuclear, Global Post, July 15, 2011
- RGE Q3 Geostrategy Note: The Scent of Jasmine, Roubini Global Economics (clients only), March 26, 2011
U.S. Foreign Policy Hamstrung in the Gulf, globalpost.com, March 22, 2011
Egypt: Four Ways Forward, globalpost.com, Feb. 3, 2011
In Cairo, Al Jazeera finds itself in the line of fire, MSNBC.com, Feb. 5 2011 Assessing North Korea’s Flareup, Forbes Magazine, Dec. 16, 2010
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Scoops and Kudos
Frantically, the Army plays Catchup on Humvee Armor, April 2004, MSNBC.com
“An important story that helped save countless lives. All the more impressive because wartime makes it hard to bring this kind of stuff to light.”
--Col. Jack Jacobs (Ret.), Congressional Medal of Honor winner.
Revenge of the ex-generals, MSNBC.com, “Brave New World” column, Sept. 2003. “Really, really nailed it. This was an early sign of where the whole Iraq mess was headed.”
--Major Gen. Barry McCaffery (Ret.) The Airlift of Evil, MSNBC.com, Brave New World column, Nov. 29, 2001, revealing Pakistan’s pro-Al Qaida spies had been evacuated with U.S. consent. Winner of 2001 South Asian Journalist Association award. “The prescience of Michael Moran was obviously not shared by the folks at the State Department, DoD, CIA, The White House or wherever it was that Musharraf’s demands were agreed to.”
--Christian Bleuer, Center for Arab and Muslim Studies, Australian Defence University
Time’s Up for the Taliban, MSNBC.com, Brave New World column, Dec. 1999.
You, like me and a few others, certainly know what it feels like to regret you were right."
--Steven Emerson, executive director, The Investigative Project on Terrorism