Martin Walker

Editorial Board Member, World Policy Journal
Senior Fellow

Expertise: Europe; American foreign policy; NATO; International economics; Russia; globalization; sustainability

Editor Emeritus and international affairs columnist, writing the bi-weekly syndicated column 'Walker's World' for United Press International, the global news agency. Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center, Washington, D.C. (current); Associate Editor, Demokratizatsiya, the journal of Soviet Democratization (current). Recently Mr. Walker was appointed Head of A.T. Kearney's Global Policy Council.

Formerly Mr. Walker served on the staff of The Guardian, of Manchester and London, as reporter, columnist, features writer and foreign correspondent, European Editor; US Bureau Chief (1989-97); Moscow Bureau Chief (1983-88); Delegate for Committee to Protect Journalists, to investigate Soviet press freedoms(1991); Vice-chairman, The European Institute, Washington DC; Contributing editor, The Los Angeles Times, Europe magazine,, Parliament magazine (Brussels).

He also served on staff of Senator Ed Muskie (1970-71); was a Congressional Fellow, American Political Science Association (1970); and was a Harkness Fellow, resident tutor, Kirkland House, Harvard (1969-70).

Honors & Affiliations:
Foreign Correspondent of the Year prize awarded by Krokodil magazine, Moscow (1988);
Reporter of the Year Prize, the "What The Papers Say Awards," (1987, Great Britain).

First Class Honours degree in Modern History, Balliol College, Oxford University

Fluent French and Russian; reading Spanish, German, Italian

Bruno, Chief of Police, Knopf Books, January 2009


Potomac Books, 2003




Chatto Windus, 2000




Crown, 1996

Owl Books, 1995




Pantheon, 1986

Read a select number of articles here.
Walker’s World: Indian nukes and the G8” for UPI July 9, 2008.
Globalization 2.0,” Wilson Quarterly, Autumn 2007.
"China's Own Crisis" UPI, Oct. 8, 2007. 
"The High Price of China's Growth," UPI, Oct. 1, 2007.
"Russia v. Europe: The Energy Wars," World Policy Journal, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2007.
"Bush v. Annan: Taming the United Nations," World Policy Journal, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2005.
"The Winter of Germany's Discontent," World Policy Journal, Vol. 19, No. 4, Winter 2002/03.
"America's Virtual Empire," World Policy Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2002.
"Post 9/11: The European Dimension," World Policy Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4, 2001/02.
"Bush's Choice: Athens or Sparta," World Policy Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2001.
"Europe: Superstate or Superpower?" World Policy Journal, Vol. 17, No. 4, 2000/01.
"Whose Internationalism? Whose Isolationism?" World Policy Journal, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2000.
"The New European Strategic Relationship," World Policy Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1999.
"The Euro: Why It's Bad for the Dollar But Good for America," World Policy Journal, Vol. 15, No. 3, 1998.

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