Charles co-founded The American Interest in 2005 with Francis Fukuyama. Charles co-founded the think tank Global Financial Integrity (2006) and chaired its advisory board, co-founded the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency Coalition (2009), is Executive Producer of We’re Not Broke (premiered at Sundance in 2012), and was vice-chair of the Freedom House board of trustees. He co-founded and was Executive Director of the Kleptocracy Initiative at Hudson Institute (2014-2018).
Damir's interests include American foreign policy, interventionism, human rights, as well as the history and politics of Central and Eastern Europe and Russia. Originally born in Croatia, he is also working on issues surrounding the Western Balkans as a Senior Nonresident Fellow at the Atlantic Council.
Senior Managing Editor
Daniel enjoys coding, science fiction and fantasy, and advanced entropy management (a.k.a. parenthood). His writing has been published in TAI, the Weekly Standard, Philanthropy, Crisis, and the American Enterprise.
Editor-in-Chief and CEO
Apart from his role at The American Interest, Jeff is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on several advisory boards, including Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service Masters Program, the Institute for State Effectiveness, the Justice for Journalists Foundation, and the Tocqueville Conversations. Together with former U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Norm Eisen, Jeff is co-chair of the Transatlantic Democracy Working Group. Jeff is the author/editor of several books, including The Hidden Hand: Gorbachev and the Collapse of East Germany (1992).
Sean's interests include foreign policy, with a particular emphasis on the post-Soviet space, as well as culture and the arts. He also co-produces The American Interest Podcast and leads the TAI / Stanford in Washington Film Series.