Eric S. Margolis is an award-winning, internationally syndicated columnist. His articles appear in the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, and the Los Angeles Times. He is a regular columnist with SunMedia Corp. and a contributor to The Huffington Post. He often appears as an expert on foreign affairs on CNN, Fox News, CTV, and NPR.
His internet column foreigncorrespondent.com reaches 100,000 readers a day and is carried around the globe. As a war correspondent Margolis has covered conflicts in Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Mozambique, Sinai, Afghanistan, Kashmir, India, Pakistan, El Salvador and Nicaragua. He was among the first journalists to ever interview Libya’s Muammar Khadaffi and was among the first to be allowed access to KGB headquarters in Moscow.
A veteran of many conflicts in the Middle East, Margolis recently was featured in a special appearance on Britain’s Sky News TV as “the man who got it right” in his predictions about the dangerous risks and entanglements the US would face in Iraq. A native New Yorker, he maintains residences in Palm Beach and Toronto but spends much of his time traveling the globe on assignment.
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