Aram Bakshian Jr.

Biography

Aram Bakshian Jr., a contributing editor at The National Interest, served as an aide to presidents Nixon, Ford and Reagan and writes frequently on politics, history and the humanities.

Recent Posts

Erdogan, the Anti-Ataturk

The legacy of the man who dragged Turkey into the twentieth century is at risk to the rival vision of Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Aram Bakshian Jr.

Voice of the New Global Elite

The newsmagazine world has been turned on its head. Yet one weekly publication, The Economist, is arguably more prestigious than at any time in its 169-year history. This content analysis helps explain why.

Eyes and Ears of the Arab Spring

The English-language news channel of Al Jazeera consistently is first on the scene of Mideastern developments, and its journalists provide smart analysis of global events. It may be today’s most influential television-news operation.