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James K. Glassman

(Former) Board Member

James K. Glassman was named to the board by President George W. Bush in 2007 and served until 2008. Later, as Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, he represented Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on the BBG from June 2008 until January 2009. He served as BBG Chairman from June 2007 until June 2008. Previously, Glassman was a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Glassman is the former president of The Atlantic Monthly Co., publisher of The New Republic, Executive Vice President of U.S. News & World Report, editor-in-chief and co-owner of Roll Call, host of Capital Gang Sunday and a Washington Post columnist. Glassman served on the congressionally-mandated Advisory Group on Public Diplomacy for the Arab and Muslim World.