William Kristol

""The Weekly Standard;"" Project for the New American Century


William Kristol is editor of The Weekly Standard, as well as chairman and co-founder of the Project for the New American Century. Before starting The Weekly Standard in 1995, Kristol led the Project for the Republican Future, where he helped shape the strategy that produced the 1994 Republican congressional victory.

Prior to that, Kristol served as chief of staff to Vice President Dan Quayle during the first Bush Administration. From 1985 to 1988, he served as chief of staff and counselor to Secretary of Education William Bennett.

Before coming to Washington, Kristol served on the faculty of Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government (1983-1985) and the department of political science at the University of Pennsylvania (1979-1983).

Featured Work

Detail from book cover: "The War Over Iraq" by William Kristol and Lawrence Kaplan

MAR 5, 2003 Transcript

The War Over Iraq: Why Saddam Must Go . . . and Why America Must Lead

William Kristol and Lawrence Kaplan argue that a successful nation-building effort in Iraq will not only be a catalyst for change in the Middle East ...