You've successfully subscribed to American Purpose
Great! Next, complete checkout for full access to American Purpose
Welcome back! You've successfully signed in.
Success! Your account is fully activated, you now have access to all content.
Success! Your newsletter subscriptions is updated.
Newsletter subscriptions update failed.
Success! Your billing info is updated.
Billing info update failed.
Gabriel Schoenfeld

Gabriel Schoenfeld

Gabriel Schoenfeld, a contributing editor of American Purpose, is a senior fellow at the Niskanen Center. He previously served as a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, a senior advisor in the 2012 Mitt Romney campaign, a senior editor at Commentary, a columnist at USA Today, a senior fellow and editor-in-chief of Post-Soviet Prospects: A Research Bulletin for the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and as a temporary foreign service officer in the USSR for the United States Information Agency.

Prior to that, Schoenfeld was a teaching fellow in the department of government at Harvard University and a legislative correspondent for Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY). His op-eds, book reviews, and essays have appeared in all of America’s leading publications. He is author of A Bad Day on the Romney Campaign: An Insider’s Account (2013), Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media, and the Rule of Law (2010), and The Return of Anti-Semitism (2003). He has a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and a Ph.D. in government from Harvard University and is a United States Chess Federation national master.

Articles and Events

Inhumane
Books

Inhumane

How Samuel Moyn Evades Hard Choices

Gabriel Schoenfeld
Explosive Material
Books

Explosive Material

A new book details evidence of Iran’s determination to acquire nuclear weapons.

Gabriel Schoenfeld
The Scaffolding of Truth
Books

The Scaffolding of Truth

In his new book, Jonathan Rauch examines what we need if we want a politics based on knowledge and facts.

Gabriel Schoenfeld
Liar Liar First Amendment on Fire?
Books

Liar Liar First Amendment on Fire?

Is it enough to attack lies with truth, or do we need sterner measures?

Gabriel Schoenfeld
Patriotism’s Reclamation Project
Books

Patriotism’s Reclamation Project

A new book tries to salvage another aspect of our culture being squeezed: patriotism.

Gabriel Schoenfeld
The Illiberal Contagion
Books

The Illiberal Contagion

We can only hope that it’s self-limiting.

Gabriel Schoenfeld
Re-Evaluating Jimmy Carter
Books

Re-Evaluating Jimmy Carter

In light of Trump, it's time to rethink what a failed presidency really looks like.

Gabriel Schoenfeld