Doug Bandow is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute. He is also a
senior fellow in International Religious Persecution for the Institute
on Religion and Public Policy. He also served as a special
assistant to President Ronald Reagan and as a senior policy analyst
in the 1980 presidential campaign.
Doug Bandow currently writes a weekly column for Forbes online
and is a nationally-sydicated columnist for the Copley News Service.
He has been widely published in such periodicals as Time, Newsweek,
Fortune, Christianity Today, Foreign Policy, Harper’s, National
Interest, National Review, New Republic, Orbis, and World,
as well as leading newspapers including
The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington
Bandow previously wrote the weekly column “Foreign Follies” for
the leading website www.antiwar.com. He
has written and edited several books, including Foreign Follies:
America’s New Global Empire (Xulon Press), Leviathan
Unchained: Washington's Bipartisan Big
Government Consensus (forthcoming, Xulon Press); The
Korean Conundrum: America's
Troubled Relations with North and South Korea (Palgrave/Macmillan,
coauthor); Tripwire: Korea and U.S. Foreign Policy in a Changed
World (Cato); Perpetuating Poverty: The World Bank, the
IMF, and the Developing World (Cato, coeditor); and The
Politics of Plunder: Misgovernment
in Washington (Transaction).
has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, including ABC
Nightly News, American Interests, CBS Evening News, CNN Crossfire,
CNN Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Nightline, and the Oprah
Winfrey Show. He received his B.S. in economics from Florida State
University in 1976 and his J.D. from Stanford University in 1979.
Foreign Follies: America's New Global Empire