|Born||Jeffrey Mark Goldberg
September 22, 1965
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania|
|Notable credit(s)||The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, New York, The New Yorker, New York Book Review, The Forward, The Washington Post, The Jerusalem Post, Slate|
|Spouse(s)||Pamela Ress Reeves (m. 1993-present)|
|Awards||National Magazine Award, Overseas Press Club's Joe & Laurie Dine Award|
||This article contains embedded lists that may be poorly defined, unverified or indiscriminate. (March 2016)|
Jeffrey Mark Goldberg (born September 22, 1965) is an American-Israeli journalist. He is an author and a staff writer for The Atlantic, having previously worked for The New Yorker. Goldberg writes principally on foreign affairs, with a focus on the Middle East and Africa. Michael Massing, an editor of the Columbia Journalism Review, called Goldberg "the most influential journalist/blogger on matters related to Israel," and David Rothkopf, the CEO and editor of the FP Group, called him "one of the most incisive, respected foreign policy journalists around." He has been described as a neoconservative, a liberal, a Zionist and a critic of Israel.
- 1 Background
- 2 Work
- 2.1 "The Obama Doctrine", The Atlantic, 2016
- 2.2 "Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe?", The Atlantic, 2015
- 2.3 "The Modern King in the Arab Spring", The Atlantic, 2013
- 2.4 "The Point of No Return", The Atlantic, 2010
- 2.5 "The Hunted", The New Yorker, 2010
- 2.6 "In the Party of God", The New Yorker, 2002
- 2.7 "The Great Terror", The New Yorker, 2002
- 2.8 Interviews
- 3 Books
- 4 Political views
- 5 Bibliography
- 6 References
- 7 External links
He attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he was editor-in-chief of The Daily Pennsylvanian. While at Penn he worked at the Hillel kitchen serving lunch to students. He left college to move to Israel, where he served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a prison guard during the First Intifada at Ktzi'ot Prison, a prison camp set up to hold arrested Palestinian participants in the uprising. There he met Rafiq Hijazi, a Palestine Liberation Organization leader, college math teacher and devout Muslim from a refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, whom Goldberg describes as "the only Palestinian I could find in Ketziot who understood the moral justification for Zionism".
He later returned to the United States to resume his journalism career. Goldberg began his career at The Washington Post, where he was a police reporter. While in Israel, he worked as a columnist for The Jerusalem Post, and upon his return to the US served as the New York bureau chief of The Forward, a contributing editor at New York magazine, and a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine. In October 2000, Goldberg joined The New Yorker,
In 2007, he was hired by David G. Bradley to write for The Atlantic. Bradley had tried to convince Goldberg to come work for The Atlantic for nearly two years, and was finally successful after renting ponies for Goldberg's children. In 2011, Goldberg joined Bloomberg View as a columnist, and his editorials are also syndicated online, often appearing on such media sites as Newsday and Newsmax.
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In April 2016, Goldberg published “The Obama Doctrine,” which was featured as the Atlantic’s April 2016 cover story. This essay draws on a series of extensive interviews Goldberg conducted with President Obama about his approach to foreign policy and includes the president’s personal reflections on foreign policy decisions he has made over the course of his presidency. The essay covers a wide range of foreign policy issues, including his views of the U.S. role in Asia, the Middle East, ISIS, Russia, and Europe, focusing on the nature of American leadership in these different regions and the relative power that the United States wields in developing and executing policies that reflect American interests abroad. Obama also discusses his views of different foreign leaders.
One of the central stories that Goldberg discusses with the president is the 2012 "redline controversy," which refers to the President's decision not to order strikes in Syria after discovering that the Assad regime killed more than 1,400 people with sarin gas in the summer of 2013. Although this decision has been criticized by many as an illustration of the president's weakness, Goldberg's interview with Mr. Obama reveals the president's pride in his decision and his willingness to break with "conventional wisdom" of the foreign policy establishment in Washington. He says in the interview, "I’m very proud of this moment...The overwhelming weight of conventional wisdom and the machinery of our national-security apparatus had gone fairly far. The perception was that my credibility was at stake, that America’s credibility was at stake. And so for me to press the pause button at that moment, I knew, would cost me politically. And the fact that I was able to pull back from the immediate pressures and think through in my own mind what was in America’s interest, not only with respect to Syria but also with respect to our democracy, was as tough a decision as I’ve made—and I believe ultimately it was the right decision to make."
The essay also highlights President Obama's broader thoughts about the U.S. role in the Middle East, specifically his desire to pivot the United States away from the Middle East. This desire, according to the interview, emerges from a sense that the interests the United States once had in the Middle East are diminishing and, moreover, that many of the problems in the Middle East are intractable and stem from certain sense of tribalism. Goldberg records Obama saying, "There are going to be times where either because it’s not a direct threat to us or because we just don’t have the tools in our toolkit to have a huge impact that, tragically, we have to refrain from jumping in with both feet."
Goldberg's "The Obama Doctrine" has been widely praised for its detailed accounting of the president's foreign policy views and has sparked an intense debate about Obama's foreign policy legacy. Brian Katulis, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, wrote in the Wall Street Journal, "Jeffrey Goldberg’s analysis of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy (“The Obama Doctrine“) is required reading for those looking at the big picture on U.S. national security." In a response piece in The Atlantic, Martin Indyk praised the article, writing, "Jeffrey Goldberg’s fascinating article taps into President Obama’s thinking about foreign policy and reveals its wellsprings. In that sense, he does more to help the president define and explain 'the Obama Doctrine' than previous efforts by the White House itself, captured in those memorable lines 'don’t do stupid shit' and 'leading from behind,' which do not do justice to a doctrine that is both complicated and far-reaching in its implications for American foreign policy."
Goldberg has conducted five major interviews with President Barack Obama since 2008. Goldberg's interviews have centered around President Obama's views on U.S.-Israel relations, Zionism, the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and other issues concerning U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and North Africa.
Peter Baker, the White House correspondent for The New York Times, recommended Goldberg's interviews with President Obama, writing, "For much of his time in office, President Obama has been having sort of a running conversation about the Middle East with Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic, one of the premier writers on the region based in Washington. In this latest interview, Mr. Obama defends his approach to the war against the Islamic State, warns Arab leaders not to pursue nuclear programs to match Iran and discusses his feud with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel. Along the way, Mr. Obama and Mr. Goldberg hash over the nature of the sometimes turbulent Israeli-American relationship."
In April 2015, Goldberg published "Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe," which was published as the month's cover article of The Atlantic. Goldberg's long-form essay explores the state of the Jewish communities across Europe, especially in light of the resurgence of anti-Semitism and attacks against Jews in Europe. Goldberg interviews Jewish community leaders and lay people from France, Sweden, Belgium, Moldova, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands in assessing the nature of European anti-Semitism and the varying factors contributing to it.
Goldberg examines the attitudes of Jews in Europe towards Europe, emigration, and Israel, and he reports on the different dynamics at play as European Jews consider staying or leaving. Goldberg also raises the issue of a new, emerging strain of anti-Semitism in Europe that is evolving in Europe's Muslim community, writing, "The failure of Europe to integrate Muslim immigrants has contributed to their exploitation by anti-Semitic propagandists and by recruiters for such radical projects as the Islamic State, or ISIS."
He concludes the article, writing, "I am predisposed to believe that there is no great future for the Jews in Europe, because evidence to support this belief is accumulating so quickly. But I am also predisposed to think this because I am an American Jew—which is to say, a person who exists because his ancestors made a run for it when they could."
The article was accompanied by a subsequent video discussion between Goldberg and Leon Wieseltier, a contributing editor and critic at The Atlantic, moderated by James Bennet, The Atlantic's editor-in-chief.
Historian Diana Pinto, who is of Italian Jewish descent, wrote a rejoinder to Goldberg's article in The New Republic, arguing that his article is excessively dire. She wrote: "If a plaster cast may be permitted to speak, I would say that Goldberg and his colleagues aren’t describing my reality; the world I come from isn't already destroyed; and the story of the Jews in Europe isn’t yet ready to be relegated to museums or to antiquarian sites like Pompeii."
In April 2013, Goldberg published an article on the Jordanian King Abdullah and his government's approach to reform in the wake of the 2011 protests around the Arab world. His interview with King Abdullah center around his relationship with the Bedouin tribes, the obstacles in implementing political reforms, and his views on the Muslim Brotherhood.
In discussing a meeting between the King and the Jordanian tribes, Goldberg quotes the King as saying "I’m sitting with the old dinosaurs today.” This quote garnered a lot of controversy when published, and the King's Royal Court even issued a statement claiming the article contained many “fallacies” and that his words “were taken out of their correct context.” However, in defending the accuracy of his quotes, Goldberg later tweeted, "I just spoke to a top official of the Jordanian royal court. He said they are not contesting the accuracy of quotes in my Atlantic piece."
In September 2010, Goldberg wrote the cover story for The Atlantic, which examined the potential consequences of an Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear facilities. Based on his interviews with high level Israeli and American government and military officials, including, Benjamin Netanyahu, Shimon Peres, Ephraim Sneh, Ben Rhodes, Rahm Emanuel, and Denis McDonough, Goldberg writes, "I have come to believe that the administration knows it is a near-certainty that Israel will act against Iran soon if nothing or no one else stops the nuclear program; and Obama knows—as his aides, and others in the State and Defense departments made clear to me—that a nuclear-armed Iran is a serious threat to the interests of the United States, which include his dream of a world without nuclear weapons."
After reading the article, Fidel Castro invited Goldberg to Cuba to talk about the issue. Goldberg published a series of articles on their interviews, including his views on anti-Semitism and Iran, Soviet-style Communism, and theories on President John F. Kennedy's assassination When asked by Goldberg if the Soviet-style Communism was still worth exporting, Castro famously replied that "the Cuban model doesn't even work for us anymore."
In April 2010, Goldberg published "The Hunted", a New Yorker article on Mark and Delia Owens, a conservationist couple based in Zambia, who resorted to vigilantism in an effort to stop elephant poachers in North Luangwa National Park. Goldberg chronicles the Owens’ attempts to counter the poachers’ activity in Zambia in the 1970s/80s, which began with creating incentives such as bounty programs for the park’s scouts, but as the poaching continued, the Owenses methods turned more confrontational. After recounting the story of the 1994 ABC documentary Deadly Game: The Mark and Delia Owens Story which documents the increasingly violent confrontation between the scouts and the poachers and engendered significant controversy for capturing the murder of a poacher on video, Goldberg detailed his in-depth research on the Owenses and their controversial methods, including interviews with Mark and Delia Owens, former scouts, Zambian police, the former U.S. Ambassador to Zambia, and others.
Goldberg attempts to discern more information about the poacher’s death and uncover the identity of the man responsible for killing the poacher. In an interview with Goldberg, Chris Everson, the ABC cameraman who filmed ''Deadly Game'' revealed that Christopher Owens, Mark Owens’s son, was the shooter, although the Owenses' attorneys have denied these allegations.
New York Times columnist Ross Douthat praised "The Hunted", noting that “Goldberg builds an extensive, persuasive case that the Owenses' much-lauded environmental activism in the Zambian hinterland led to at least one murder, and maybe more.”
In October 2002, Goldberg wrote a two-part examination of Hezbollah, "In the Party of God." Part I recounts his time in the village of Ras al-Ein, located in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, meeting with Hezbollah officials, including Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah (also: Sayyid Fadlallah), Hezbollah's former spiritual leader, and Hussayn al-Mussawi, founder of the now-defunct pro-Iranian Islamist militia Islamic Amal in 1982. Goldberg's interviews center around Hezbollah's attitudes towards the United States and Israel, reporting on the military preparations of the group and their propaganda efforts aimed at building support for operations against Israel. He also examines the nature of anti-Semitism in Hezbollah's rhetoric and propaganda materials.
Part II examines Hezbollah's activities in South America, specifically in the area known as the Triple Frontier, a tri-border area along the junction of Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil, which, according to Goldberg, "has served for nearly thirty years as a hospitable base of operations for smugglers, counterfeiters, and tax dodgers." Goldberg explores Hezbollah's involvement in illegal activities in South America, including arms and drug smuggling, money laundering, and other organized crime, and he details the suspected role of Hezbollah in the 1992 attack on the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires that killed 29 people.
The article also discusses Hezbollah cells based in the United States, specifically in North Carolina, where a group of smugglers was discovered and then arrested by the FBI for smuggling and aiding a terrorist organization; the group's leader, Mohamad Youssef Hammoud, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for providing material support to the foreign terrorist organization.
In "The Great Terror", Goldberg investigates the nature of the Iraqi Army's chemical attack on the Kurds in Halabja in 1988 that resulted in the deaths of between 3,200 and 5,000 people and injured 7,000 to 10,000 more, most of them civilians. His interviews with residents of Halabja who were victims of the attack attempt to understand the long-lasting impacts of the chemical attack.
The article explores the relationship between the Iraqi government and Al Qaeda. Interviews with Iraqi Kurds included allegations that Saddam Hussein's intelligence services and Al Qaeda had joint control over Ansar al-Islam, an insurgent Sunni terrorist group, leading Goldberg to suggest "If these charges are true, it would mean that the relationship between Saddam’s regime and Al Qaeda is far closer than previously thought."
On the topic of Iraq's nuclear ambitions, Goldberg writes, "There is some debate among arms-control experts about exactly when Saddam will have nuclear capabilities. But there is no disagreement that Iraq, if unchecked, will have them soon, and a nuclear-armed Iraq would alter forever the balance of power in the Middle East...There is little doubt what Saddam might do with an atomic bomb or with his stocks of biological and chemical weapons"
Goldberg has conducted interviews with President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, David Cameron, John Kerry, Benjamin Netanyahu, Isaac Herzog, Marco Rubio, Chris Christie, Ashton Carter, Ben Rhodes, Yair Lapid, Michael Oren, King Abdullah of Jordan, Ta-Nehisi Coates, David Gregory, Tom Cotton, among others.
Prisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East Divide
Prisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East Divide (New York: Knopf, 2006), describes Goldberg's experiences in Israel working at the Ketziot military prison camp as well as his dialogue with Rafiq, a prisoner whom Goldberg would later befriend in Washington, DC.
The Los Angeles Times critic wrote, "Realization of the humanity of the ‘other’ is at the heart of New Yorker magazine correspondent Jeffrey Goldberg's sharply observed and beautifully written memoir." The New York Times critic wrote, "Mr. Goldberg, a talented and ambitious writer for the New Yorker...takes an engagingly personal approach to the issue in his story of a quest for mutual understanding with a Palestinian activist who had been his prisoner ... For the bittersweet complexity of that moment, offered in the context of all that has preceded it, this is a genuinely admirable book.”
The Washington Post review of the book noted, "Prisoners is Jeffrey Goldberg’s sensitive, forthright and perceptive account of his years as a soldier and journalist in Israel—and of his long-running conversation with a Palestinian whom he once kept under lock and key. It is a forceful reminder of how rewarding, and how difficult, discourse between Israelis and Palestinians can be.” CBS News critic wrote, "There is no shortage of histories, polemics and policy manuals about the Middle East. An honest but complex story, from what happens to be a personal perspective that many Americans can at least conjure, is a rarer opportunity for insight. And that is what Jeffrey Goldberg, a reporter for The New Yorker, delivers in Prisoners. To those of us who have followed Jeffrey Goldberg’s reporting on the Muslim world, the publication of his first book is cause for real pleasure...because his writing on the subject has always been exceptional: wise, unpretentious, and at times, unexpectedly funny.”
In 2002, Goldberg's "The Great Terror" published in The New Yorker argued that the threat posed to America by Saddam Hussein was significant, discussing the possible connection between Saddam Hussein and Al Qaeda as well as the Iraqi nuclear program, averring that there was "some debate among arms-control experts about exactly when Saddam will have nuclear capabilities. But there is no disagreement that Iraq, if unchecked, will have them soon...There is little doubt what Saddam might do with an atomic bomb or with his stocks of biological and chemical weapons."
In a late 2002 debate in Slate on the question "Should the U.S. invade Iraq, Goldberg argued in favor of an invasion on a moral basis, writing, "So: Saddam Hussein is uniquely evil, the only ruler in power today—and the first one since Hitler—to commit chemical genocide. Is that enough of a reason to remove him from power? I would say yes, if "never again" is in fact actually to mean "never again."
Glenn Greenwald called Goldberg "one of the leading media cheerleaders for the attack on Iraq", claiming Goldberg had "compiled a record of humiliating falsehood-dissemination in the run-up to the war that rivaled Judy Miller's both in terms of recklessness and destructive impact." However, in 2008, Goldberg published an article in Slate entitled, "How Did I Get Iraq Wrong?", in which he explains the reasons behind his initial support of the Iraq War, but that he "didn't realize how incompetent the Bush administration could be."
- Prisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East Divide. New York: Knopf, 2006; ISBN 0-375-41234-4 (10)/ISBN 978-0-375-41234-9 (13)
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