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U.S. News & World Report Launches Foreign Policy Blog

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report announced today the launch of "World Report," a foreign policy focused opinion blog offering commentary on national security, international issues, and global events. World Report features opinion and analysis from policymakers, diplomats, scholars, and activists, providing readers with diverse perspective on foreign policy and world affairs.

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From the Arab spring to the euro crisis, events across the globe continue to affect U.S. interests, making foreign policy a key issue for all Americans and citizens of the globe. World Report presents a forum for foreign policy thinkers to discuss these events and issues as they happen.

Contributors include Dan Gallington, adviser at the George C. Marshall Institute with experience at the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Department of Justice, and as general counsel for the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; Stephen Hayes, president of the Corporate Council on Africa; Heather Hurlburt, executive director of the National Security network and a former speechwriter for President Clinton, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and Secretary of State Warren Christopher; Andrew Natsios, former administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development and President George W. Bush's special envoy to Sudan; Michael Noonan, director of the Program on National Security at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom; and experts from the American Foreign Policy Council, Atlantic Council, Foreign Policy Association, Foreign Policy Initiative, George Washington University's European Union Research Center, and RAND.

"Foreign affairs matter to Americans and these contributors offer unique perspectives and expertise on the key issues of the day," says Robert Schlesinger, managing editor for Opinion. "World Report continues the U.S. News tradition of providing a wide ranging, balanced, range of opinion content drawn from well-respected experts in world affairs."

U.S. News's Opinion section is excited to add World Report to its blog roster that also includes the Thomas Jefferson Street politics blog, Economic Intelligence, and On Energy.

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