Bret Stephens is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, an op-ed columnist for The New York Times, and a political contributor at NBC and MSNBC. Prior to joining the Times, he worked at the Wall Street Journal where he was the deputy editorial page editor in charge of international opinion and, for 11 years, the principal foreign-affairs columnist. Before that, he was editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Post. At The Jerusalem Post, he oversaw the paper’s news, editorial, digital, and international operations, and wrote a weekly column. Stephens is the author of “America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder,” “The Dying Art of Disagreement,” and “Has Obama Made the World a More Dangerous Place?: The Munk Debate on U.S. Foreign Policy.” He is the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, including three honorary doctorates, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in his columns on American foreign policy and domestic politics. He is also the editor-in-chief of SAPIR: A Journal of Jewish Conversations, which is published by the Maimonides Fund. Stephens holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago and an MSc. from the London School of Economics.