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James Traub

Global Affairs & Politics Writer

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 James Traub Biography

James Traub is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, where he has worked since 1998. He has written extensively about international affairs and especially the United Nations, as well as national politics, urban affairs and education.

In recent years, he has reported from, among other places, Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Egypt, Iran, Sudan, Guinea Bissau, Congo, Sierra Leone, Angola, Georgia, Kosovo, and Haiti. His weekly column on foreign policy, "Terms of Engagement," appears on foreignpolicy.com, the website of Foreign Policy magazine.

Traub's most recent book is The Freedom Agenda: Why America Must Spread Democracy (Just Not The Way George Bush Did). In 2006 he published The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in The Era of American World Power.

Traub teaches a class on American foreign policy as part of New York University's Sheikh Mohammad Scholarship Program in Abu Dhabi. He is a senior fellow of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, a fellow of the Center on International Cooperation, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is currently writing a biography of John Quincy Adams and speaks regularly about foreign affairs on CNN's In The Arena, and through several other venues.

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John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit

John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit

The Freedom Agenda: Why America Must Spread Democracy (Just Not the Way George Bush Did)

The Freedom Agenda: Why America Must Spread Democracy (Just Not the Way George Bush Did)

The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power

The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power

The Devil's Playground: A Century of Pleasure and Profit in Times Square

The Devil's Playground: A Century of Pleasure and Profit in Times Square

City on a Hill: Testing the American Dream at City College

City on a Hill: Testing the American Dream at City College

Too Good to Be True: The Outrageous Stor

Too Good to Be True: The Outrageous Stor

Speaking Topics
  • Some People Just Won't Listen to Reason: Barack Obama's Painful Education on World Affairs

  • Afghanistan: Neck Deep in the Big Muddy

  • The UN: Can't Live Without It, Can't Make It Better

  • You Can't Mistreat People Forever: The Revolution in the Arab World

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James Traub

Global Affairs & Politics Writer

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James Traub Biography

James Traub is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, where he has worked since 1998. He has written extensively about international affairs and especially the United Nations, as well as national politics, urban affairs and education.

In recent years, he has reported from, among other places, Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Egypt, Iran, Sudan, Guinea Bissau, Congo, Sierra Leone, Angola, Georgia, Kosovo, and Haiti. His weekly column on foreign policy, "Terms of Engagement," appears on foreignpolicy.com, the website of Foreign Policy magazine.

Traub's most recent book is The Freedom Agenda: Why America Must Spread Democracy (Just Not The Way George Bush Did). In 2006 he published The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in The Era of American World Power.

Traub teaches a class on American foreign policy as part of New York University's Sheikh Mohammad Scholarship Program in Abu Dhabi. He is a senior fellow of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, a fellow of the Center on International Cooperation, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is currently writing a biography of John Quincy Adams and speaks regularly about foreign affairs on CNN's In The Arena, and through several other venues.

James Traub Videos

  • James Traub: The Bush Doctrine - YouTube
  • James Traub: The backlash of elites on Vimeo

James Traub Books

James Traub Speaking Topics

  • Some People Just Won't Listen to Reason: Barack Obama's Painful Education on World Affairs

  • Afghanistan: Neck Deep in the Big Muddy

  • The UN: Can't Live Without It, Can't Make It Better

  • You Can't Mistreat People Forever: The Revolution in the Arab World

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  • How to book James Traub?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like James Traub for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for James Traub, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for James Traub or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book James Traub?

    Booking fees for James Traub, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire James Traub, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for James Traub?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like James Traub for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book James Traub for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent James Traub or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for James Traub or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

James Traub is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book James Traub for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. James Traub generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Daniel Altman, Robert Bryce, Amy Goodman, Calvin Trillin and Jimmy Carter. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling James Traub for an upcoming event.

James Traub Speaker Videos

  • James Traub: The Bush Doctrine - YouTube
    James Traub: The backlash of elites on Vimeo

James Traub Speaking Topics

  • Some People Just Won't Listen to Reason: Barack Obama's Painful Education on World Affairs

  • Afghanistan: Neck Deep in the Big Muddy

  • The UN: Can't Live Without It, Can't Make It Better

  • You Can't Mistreat People Forever: The Revolution in the Arab World

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