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Karl E. Meyer is editor emeritus at World Policy Journal.

Meyer served on the editorial board of The New York Times and previously was a foreign correspondent and editorial writer for The Washington Post.

From 2000-2008, Meyer was editor of World Policy Journal.

In addition, Meyer has been a visiting professor at Yale, Tufts, and Bard College and McGraw Professor of Writing at Princeton.

His books include Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia and The Dust of Empire: The Race for Mastery in The Asian Heartland. He has co-authored Kingmakers: the Invention of the Modern Middle East and Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds with his wife Shareen Blair Brysac.

Last Updated: July 25, 2017

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