John O’Sullivan

John O’Sullivan is President of the Danube Institute. Based in Budapest and Washington, D.C. the Institute exists to provide an independent center of intellectual debate for conservatives and classical liberals and to engage with center-right institutions, scholars, political parties and individuals to discuss problems of mutual interest. John is also currently the English-language editor of the Hungarian Review, a bi-monthly cultural, historical and commentary magazine, the international editor of Quadrant Magazine, and senior editor-at-large and columnist for the National Review, where he served as editor from 1988-1997. He is a senior fellow at the National Review Institute and co-founder of the Washington, D. C.-based think tank, 21st Century Initiatives. Previously John served as Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s executive editor, senior editor at The London Times and The Daily Telegraph, and editor-in-chief of United Press International. More recently, John founded the New Atlantic Initiative, an international organization launched at the Congress of Prague in 1996 by President Vaclav Havel and Lady Margaret Thatcher. John proudly served his British government as a special adviser to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. His acclaimed book, The President, The Pope and The Prime Minister, has been translated into seven languages.