Editor-in-chief, Foreign Policy Magazine
Foreign Policy in the Age of Obama
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Susan Glasser is Foreign Policy's editor in chief. A longtime foreign correspondent and editor for the Washington Post, Glasser became FP's executive editor in 2008, and was named to her current position in spring 2010.
She and her husband, Peter Baker, spent four years as co-chiefs of the Post's Moscow Bureau, throughout President Vladimir Putin's first term, during which time they covered not only Putin's rise but also the second Chechen war and the terrorist attacks in Moscow and Beslan, and traveled extensively around the countries of the former Soviet Union. Their book, Kremlin Rising: Vladimir Putin's Russia and the End of Revolution, was published in 2005. Glasser also covered the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as a correspondent for the Post.