Editor in Chief, AtlanticLIVE; Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic
Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor in chief of AtlanticLIVE. He is a national security and foreign policy contributor to MSNBC and a senior fellow at New America, where he founded the American Strategy Program and was executive vice president until 2011. Previously, Clemons was executive vice president of the Economic Strategy Institute, senior policy advisor on economic and international affairs to former senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), and executive director of the Nixon Center. He is a member of the World Economic Forum Council on Geopolitical Risk and serves on the board of Washington College’s Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience.