Michael Hirsh

Senior Correspondent | michael.hirsh@foreignpolicy.com

Michael Hirsh is a senior correspondent at Foreign Policy. Previously, he was the national editor for Politico magazine. He has also served as foreign editor, chief diplomatic correspondent, and national economic correspondent for Newsweek. Hirsh was a co-winner of the Overseas Press Club award for best magazine reporting from abroad in 2001 for "prescience in identifying the al Qaeda threat half a year before the September 11 attacks" and for Newsweek's coverage of the global war on terrorism, which also won two National Magazine Awards for General Excellence. He is the author of two books: Capital Offense: How Washington’s Wise Men Turned America’s Future Over to Wall Street and At War With Ourselves: Why America Is Squandering Its Chance to Build a Better World.

Articles by Michael Hirsh
Pete Buttigieg stands with his arm around his husband Chasten behind a podium with a U.S. flag in the background.
Pete Buttigieg stands with his arm around his husband Chasten behind a podium with a U.S. flag in the background.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gestures as he speaks during a press conference ahead of the NATO summit in Madrid at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on June 27.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gestures as he speaks during a press conference ahead of the NATO summit in Madrid at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on June 27.
U.S. and Chinese officials meet to discuss U.S.-China relations in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 18, 2021.
U.S. and Chinese officials meet to discuss U.S.-China relations in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 18, 2021.
American and Iranian flags, with a man removing the Iranian one
American and Iranian flags, with a man removing the Iranian one
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on high gas prices and the release of oil from the strategic reserve, in Washington, March 31.
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on high gas prices and the release of oil from the strategic reserve, in Washington, March 31.
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