Columnist and Associate Editor, The Washington Post
David Ignatius is an associate editor and columnist for The Washington Post, where he writes a twice-a-week foreign affairs column and contributes to the PostPartisan blog. Ignatius has also written eight spy novels, including, most recently, Bloodmoney. His novel Body of Lies was made into a 2008 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe. Ignatius joined the Post in 1986. He began writing his column in 1998 and continued even during a three-year stint as executive editor of the International Herald Tribune in Paris.