Claudia Rosett

Claudia Rosett is journalist-in-residence at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies in Washington, D.C. She joined the Wall Street Journal in 1984 and become the editorial-page editor at the ...

Claudia Rosett is journalist-in-residence at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies in Washington, D.C. She joined the Wall Street Journal in 1984 and become the editorial-page editor at the Asian Wall Street Journal in 1986. In 1992 she moved to India, and in 1993 to Moscow, first as a reporter for the Journal, then as Moscow bureau chief. In 1997 she returned to New York, where she served on the editorial board of the Journal until 2002. She wrote a regular column called “The Real World” for theWall Street Journal Europe and OpinionJournal.com from July 2000 to December 2005.

In 1990 she received an Overseas Press Club Citation for Excellence in recognition of her on-the-scene reporting of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. In 1994 she broke the full story of North Korean labor camps in the Russian Far East, reporting from the camps.

Rosett has written for National Review, the New York Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, Commentary, The New Republic, and The Weekly Standard.

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