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JOSHUA MURAVCHIK has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal as “maybe the most cogent and careful of the neoconservative writers on foreign policy.” He has published eleven books and more than four hundred articles on politics, history, and international affairs, appearing in, among others, theNew York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal,USA Today, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the New York Times Magazine, Commentary, Current History, the New Republic, and the Weekly Standard.


His most recent book is Heaven on Earth: The Rise, Fall, and Afterlife of Socialism. His ten previous books include Making David Into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel, Exporting Democracy: Fulfilling America’s Destiny, and Trailblazers of the Arab Spring: Voices of Democracy in the Middle East.


An Adjunct Professor at the Institute of World Politics, Muravchik received his Ph.D. in International Relations from Georgetown University.  He is a member of the editorial boards of World Affairs, the Journal of Democracy, and the Journal of International Security Affairs.  He formerly served as a member of the State Department’s Advisory Committee on Democracy Promotion, the Commission on Broadcasting to the People’s Republic of China, and the Maryland Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.


He has been affiliated as a fellow or scholar with Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, the American Enterprise Institute, the George W. Bush Institute, the World Affairs Institute, and the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

Joshua Muravchik


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