William Pfaff is a journalist and op-ed columnist. He has written a newspaper column since 1978, begun at the invitation of the Paris-based International Herald Tribune. Subsequently it was syndicated in the United States and internationally by the Los Angeles Times Syndicate (which later became the Chicago-based Tribune Media Services, a division of The Tribune Company).

He is the author of eight books on international relations, contemporary history, and U.S. policy, and is published in five countries.

Last Updated: August 15, 2017