Claudia Rosett

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Claudia Rosett is an American reporter, who is journalist-in-residence at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies; author of "The Rosett Report" blog at Pajamas Media; an adjunct fellow of the Hudson Institute; and advisor, U.S. Committee for a Free Lebanon. She writes a bi-weekly column, "The Real World," for The Wall Street Journal Europe and

New York Sun

She wrote for the New York Sun between 2004 and 2007.[1] At the Sun, she was described, by a group of "scholar activists", as heavily involved in right-wing attacks on the United Nations. [2] Her reporting has been critical of Kofi Annan personally. [3]

In 2005, she wrote that President George W. Bush should have given a speech about links between al-Qaeda and Saddam Hussein. [4]

Wall Street Journal

She is a former member of the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal, 1997-2002. She was books editor from 1984-86; as editorial page editor of The Asian Wall Street Journal from 1986-93; and, before going the board, a reporter and then bureau chief in the Journal's Moscow bureau from 1993-96.[5]

Awards and education

  • Eric Breindel Award for Excellence in Opinion Journalism for her coverage of the United Nations.
  • Overseas Press Club citation for excellence for her on-the-scene coverage of the Tiananmen Square uprising in 1989 (1990)
  • Bachelor's degree in English, Yale University
  • Master's in English Columbia University
  • Master's in business administration University of Chicago


  1. Claudia Rosett — Archive, New York Sun
  2. Phyllis Bennis, US Right-Wing Ratchets up Attacks on the UN; UN Panel Calls for Wide-ranging Reforms, Still Fudges on Preemptive War, Transnational Institute
  3. Claudia Rosett (July 21, 2005), All the Secretary-General's Men: the Tangled Web of U.N. Cronyism, New York Sun
  4. Claudia Rosett (July 14, 2005), Saddam and Al Qaeda, New York Sun
  5. Claudia Rosett, Wall Street Journal