Mr. Michael Cohen is a columnist for the Boston Globe, writing on national politics and foreign affairs. He has also been a Fellow at The Century Foundation, a non-partisan think-tank, and a Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation and the American Security Project.
Mr. Cohen served as chief speechwriter for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson and Under Secretary of State Stuart Eizenstat. He worked at the U.S. Institute of Peace, as a speechwriter for Senator Chris Dodd of Connecticut, and as a lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs..
Cohen is the author of American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division and the co-author (with Micah Zenko) of the Clear and Present Safety: The World Has Never Been Better and Why That Matters to Americans.
Michael Cohen has written about national politics and international affairs for dozens of news outlets, including as a columnist for the Guardian, Foreign Policy and World Politics Review. He has published articles in Foreign Affairs, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Nation, Dissent, and Reuters Opinion. He has also been featured on CNN, MSNBC, ABC News, Good Morning America NOW, Fox News, BBC TV, South African television, Al Jazeera, al Hurra, Air America, The Brian Lehrer Show, To the Point with Warren Olney, Pacifica Radio, Sirius/XM Radio’s POTUS and Wall Street Journal Radio.
Mr. Cohen received his BA in international Relations from American University and MA from Columbia University.