Romesh Ratnesar

Future Tense Fellow
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Romesh Ratnesar is Deputy Editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and the author of Tear Down This Wall: A City, A President and the Speech that Ended the Cold War (Simon & Schuster, 2009).

Ratnesar spent more than a dozen years as an editor, columnist and correspondent for Time, serving as the magazine's chief foreign-affairs editor and Deputy Managing Editor, the No. 2 position on the Time masthead. He has written and edited dozens of cover stories on politics, foreign policy, economics and international affairs and reported from many countries around the world, including Iraq, Afghanistan, and Israel and the Palestinian territories.

As a Future Tense fellow at New America, Ratnesar writes on U.S. foreign policy and the Middle East and is researching a book on the end of World War II. Ratnesar has twice been a Media Fellow at the Hoover Institution and was named a 2004-2005 Young Leader by the French-American Foundation. He has written for Bloomberg Business Week, The New Republic, Slate, The Washington Post, Washington Monthly, The New York Post, Mother Jones, Legal Affairs and Lingua Franca.

A member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Ratnesar received a B.A. and M.A. in history from Stanford University.

Publications

Article | Oct 4, 2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek
Article | Sep 22, 2013 | BusinessWeek
Article | Aug 27, 2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek
Article | Aug 15, 2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek
Article | Aug 14, 2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek
Article | Aug 5, 2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek
Article | May 23, 2013 | Bloomberg
Article | May 2, 2013 | BusinessWeek

Events

Event | Jan 16, 2014 | New York

Press

In the News Item | Aug 29, 2013 | Lincoln Journal Star
In the News Item | Aug 7, 2013 | BBC News
In the News Item | Apr 19, 2013 | The American Prospect
In the News Item | Sep 7, 2012 | BusinessWeek
In the News Item | Nov 3, 2011 | BusinessWeek
In the News Item | Sep 8, 2011 | New York Post
In the News Item | Aug 9, 2011 | TIME Magazine
In the News Item | May 2, 2011 | Wisconsin Public Radio

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