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Michael Weiss

Michael Weiss

Senior Editor / Editor, The Daily Beast / The Interpreter

Michael Weiss is Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security and Senior Editor at The Daily Beast where he focuses mainly on world affairs and culture. He is the co-author of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror (2015). He covered the Syrian revolution since its inception in 2011 for a variety of publications, including The Daily Telegraph, Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy. In 2012, he reported from war-torn Aleppo days after the city had fallen to the anti-Assad opposition. He is also Editor-in-Chief of The Interpreter which has translated two major reports on the alleged graft of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the first by the late Boris Nemtsov and the second by Alexey Navalny’s Foundation for Fighting Corruption.
Updated: May 10, 2017