Amelia Lester

Amelia Lester is the executive editor at Foreign Policy. She has worked as a journalist on three continents, most recently reporting in Japan for publications including the Economist, the New York Times, and the New York Review of Books. Previously, she was editor in chief of the weekend magazine of the Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age newspapers and, before that, managing editor and an executive editor of the New Yorker. Amelia lives in Washington, D.C., and is a graduate of Harvard University.

Articles by Amelia Lester
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd greets then-federal opposition leader Anthony Albanese.
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd greets then-federal opposition leader Anthony Albanese.
Women and children from Ukraine, including a mother carrying an infant, arrive at the Medyka border crossing near Medyka, Poland, on March 4.
Women and children from Ukraine, including a mother carrying an infant, arrive at the Medyka border crossing near Medyka, Poland, on March 4.
Djokovic smiles while holding a tennis racket and towel.
Djokovic smiles while holding a tennis racket and towel.
British Secretary of State Liz Truss chairs a call with her G-7 counterparts.
British Secretary of State Liz Truss chairs a call with her G-7 counterparts.
The Sydney Opera House at dawn.
The Sydney Opera House at dawn.
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