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David Rothkopf

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David Rothkopf is the CEO and editor of the FP Group, which publishes Foreign Policy magazine, and a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. A former deputy under secretary of commerce for international trade policy in the Clinton Administration, he is author of Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making, Running the World: the Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power,  National Insecurity: American Leadership in an Age of Fear and The Great Questions of Tomorrow.

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