David A A
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Joined 11/16/2015
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David is a member of the Board of Contributors of USA Today, served for nearly eight years as Editor & Publisher of World Policy Journal. Previously he served as an executive editor of Forbes and Forbes.com. Earlier, he was a domestic and foreign correspondent for The New York Times in various posts in New York and Washington, as Southeast Asia bureau chief, based in Bangkok, then East European bureau chief, based in Belgrade. He then moved to CBS News where he served for seven years as Paris correspondent. There followed service as a Washington correspondent for CNBC, news editor of Bloomberg News and Business Editor of the New York Daily News. In the course of his career he has traveled through and reported from 81 countries. He is the author of three books, The Peacemakers, published by Harper & Row, and The Fourth World War, published by William Morrow, which he co-authored with the Count de Marenches, long-time head of French intelligence. His third book, A Shattered Peace: Versailles 1919 and the Price We Pay Today was published by John Wiley & Sons, in a new Centenary Edition with foreword by Sir Harold Evans. David has written for such publications as Harpers, The Atlantic, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine, Foreign Policy and Foreign Affairs. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and is a member of the Century Association, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Harvard Club of New York, the National Press Club and the Grolier Club. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Society of the Silurians, President-emeritus of the Overseas Press Club of America and serves on its board.


Ghost writing of lengths ranging from OpEds through magazines to books. Speeches and presentations, annual reports, country risk and other corporate analyses.


International affairs, security and defense, finance, environment, politics. Also, cultural affairs, film.


Harvard University

Majored in American diplomatic history. Graduated with honors.

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Graduate with honors from the #1 school of journalism in the country.


5,000 Projects Completed

David has published innumerable pieces from 81 countries in the course of 45 years as a journalist, writer and commentator.


3 Projects Completed

Author of "The Peacemakers" (Harper & Row); The Fourth World War: Diplomacy and Espionage in the Age of Terrorism" (William Morrow); "A Shattered Peace: Versailles 1919 and the Price We Pay Today"

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