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
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.
From left, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, European Parliament President Roberta Metsola, Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, Slovakian Prime Minister Eduard Heger, and World Economic Forum (WEF) President Borge Brende attend a session at the WEF annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on May 25.
From left, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, European Parliament President Roberta Metsola, Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, Slovakian Prime Minister Eduard Heger, and World Economic Forum (WEF) President Borge Brende attend a session at the WEF annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on May 25.
U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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