Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy is a bimonthly American
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

Magazines, periodicals, glossies or serials are publications, generally published on a regular schedule, containing a variety of articles. They are generally financed by advertising, by a purchase price, by pre-paid magazine subscriptions, or all three...

 founded in 1970 by Samuel P. Huntington
Samuel P. Huntington
Samuel Phillips Huntington was an influential American political scientist who wrote highly-regarded books in a half-dozen sub-fields of political science, starting in 1957...

 and Warren Demian Manshel
Warren Demian Manshel
Warren Demian Manshel was born in Germany and went to school with Henry Kissinger. Manshel became a naturalized US citizen and graduated from Harvard University.He was U.S. Ambassador to Denmark from 1978–1981....


Originally, the magazine was a quarterly. Its most notable feature was its unusual physical format: pages printed in a narrow 4" x 11" size, with a durable yet not hardback cover.

Under editor-in-chief Moisés Naím
Moisés Naím
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 (1996–2010), Foreign Policy changed from an academic quarterly in the 1990s to a bimonthly glossy, winning the 2009, 2007, and 2003 National Magazine Award
National Magazine Award
The National Magazine Awards are a series of US awards that honor excellence in the magazine industry. They are administered by the American Society of Magazine Editors and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City...

 for General Excellence. The topics it covers include global politics
Politics is a process by which groups of people make collective decisions. The term is generally applied to the art or science of running governmental or state affairs, including behavior within civil governments, but also applies to institutions, fields, and special interest groups such as the...

, economics
Economics is the social science that analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The term economics comes from the Ancient Greek from + , hence "rules of the house"...

, integration and ideas. On September 29, 2008, The Washington Post Company announced that they had purchased Foreign Policy from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a foreign-policy think tank based in Washington, D.C. The organization describes itself as being dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States...

. It also has a website
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Foreign Policy's contributors include: Pulitzer Prize
Pulitzer Prize
The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature and musical composition. It was established by American publisher Joseph Pulitzer and is administered by Columbia University in New York City...

-winning military reporter Tom Ricks, international bestseller Stephen Walt
Stephen Walt
Stephen Martin Walt is a professor of international affairs at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Among his most prominent works are and . He coauthored The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy with John Mearsheimer.-Education and career:In 1983, he received a Ph.D. in...

, blogger Daniel W. Drezner, Christian Brose (Condoleezza Rice
Condoleezza Rice
Condoleezza Rice is an American political scientist and diplomat. She served as the 66th United States Secretary of State, and was the second person to hold that office in the administration of President George W. Bush...

's longtime chief speechwriter), 9/11 Commission
9/11 Commission
The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9/11 Commission, was set up on November 27, 2002, "to prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 attacks", including preparedness for and the immediate response to...

 director Philip Zelikow, ex-senior White House aide Peter Feaver, top Pentagon official Dov Zakheim
Dov Zakheim
Dov S. Zakheim is a former official of the United States government.Born December 18, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York, Zakheim earned his bachelor's degree in government from Columbia University in 1970, and his doctorate in economics and politics at St. Antony's College, Oxford University...

, John McCain
John McCain
John Sidney McCain III is the senior United States Senator from Arizona. He was the Republican nominee for president in the 2008 United States election....

's foreign policy adviser Steve Biegun, and Josh Rogin (a Washington journalist specializing in investigative reports on national security and foreign affairs).

Foreign Policy publishes the annual Globalization Index
Globalization Index
This article includes a list of countries of the world sorted by their globalization, the global connectivity, integration and interdependence in the economic, social, technological, cultural, political, and ecological spheres....

, and Failed State Index. Its report Inside the Ivory Tower
Inside the Ivory Tower
"Inside the Ivory Tower" is an annual ranking of the top twenty university graduate and undergraduate programs in international relations. The list, compiled by the editors of the magazine Foreign Policy, is based on a survey of "international relations faculty from every four-year college and...

provides an annual comprehensive ranking of professional schools in international relations
International relations
International relations is the study of relationships between countries, including the roles of states, inter-governmental organizations , international nongovernmental organizations , non-governmental organizations and multinational corporations...


A Spanish edition of Foreign Policy, named Foreign Policy en español is published by Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior
Diego Hidalgo Schnur
Diego Hidalgo Schnur is a Spanish philanthropist, intellectual and businessman. He is the son of Diego Hidalgo y Durán , who was a prominent jurist, author, intellectual and Minister of War under the Second Republic of Spain , and of Gerda Schnur de Hidalgo , also an intellectual who lived in Paris...

(FRIDE) since 2004.

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