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
Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the American Freedom Tour at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, on May 14.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the American Freedom Tour at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, on May 14.
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus in Washington on May 10.
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus in Washington on May 10.
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the White House in Washington on Feb. 5, 2021.
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the White House in Washington on Feb. 5, 2021.
U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and combatant commanders at the White House in Washington on April 20.
U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and combatant commanders at the White House in Washington on April 20.
Scholz and Putin stand at podiums next to one another.
Scholz and Putin stand at podiums next to one another.
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