John O’Sullivan

John O’Sullivan is an author and journalist. He is a senior fellow at the National Review Institute. He spent the last four decades working as a writer, columnist and editor for news organizations and magazines on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, most recently as the executive editor of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty in Prague and as a vice president of the RFERL Corp. He stepped down from this position in December 2011.

O’Sullivan is also editor-at-large of National Review where he served as editor-in-chief for almost a decade.

His book, The President, the Pope, and the Prime Minister, on the roles played by Pope John Paul II, President Ronald Reagan and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the collapse of communism and the revival of Western market democracies, has been published in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Czech, Polish, Italian and Hungarian.

He has been a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute (2006 to 2009); editor of the distinguished foreign policy quarterly, the National Interest (2003 to 2005); and editor-in-chief of United Press International (2001 to 2003). From 1998 to 2001, he was an editorial consultant for Hollinger International and a leading member of the journalistic team that created the National Post, Canada’s first national newspaper.