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Arnaud de Borchgrave (born 1926) is an American journalist who specializes in international politics.
Total Books: 11
Born in Belgium to Belgian count Baudouin de Borchgrave d’Altena, head of Belgium's military intelligence for the government-in-exile during World War II, Arnaud de Borchgrave was educated in Belgium, Britain and the United States. He served in the British Royal Navy from 1942 to 1946, from the age of 15, after running away from home and using falsified papers on his age to enlist in the service. He gave up his title of nobility in 1951.
In 1947, he was appointed Brussels bureau chief for United Press International, and three years later he became Newsweek's bureau chief in Paris and then its chief correspondent. In 1953 he became a senior editor for the magazine. Osborn Elliot...former Editor-in-Chief of Newsweek...once said:
As a correspondent for Newsweek, de Borchgrave secured numerous interviews with world leaders. In 1969 he interviewed both President Nasser of Egypt and Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol. In October 1972, during the Vietnam War, he was accorded his most famous interview, travelling to Hanoi to speak with North Vietnamese Prime Minister and Politburo member Pham Van Dong. In that interview, Dong described a provision of a proposed peace deal as a "coalition of transition," which raised fears with the South Vietnamese that the deal involved a coalition government, possibly playing a role in South Vietnam's rejection of the deal.
Appointed Editor-in-Chief for The Washington Times on March 20, 1985, de Borchgrave is currently Editor-at-Large of The Washington Times and United Press International, as well as Project Director for Transnational Threats (TNT) and Senior Advisor for The Center for Strategic and International Studies .
De Borchgrave is co-author with Robert Moss of the best-selling novel The Spike (1980). He is also a pundit for NewsMax for which he writes articles from time to time. He married his wife, Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave, great-granddaughter of Henry Villard, in 1969, following two earlier marriages. Alexandra Villard is also a published author.