Foreign Affairs Names Gideon Rose As Its New Editor

foreign_affairs_6.3.10.jpgGideon Rose, managing editor of Foreign Affairs, has been named the magazine’s newest editor by the Council on Foreign Relations’ Board of Directors. Rose will assume his new role on October 1, taking over for James F. Hoge Jr., who is stepping down to pursue other opportunities.

In addition to his current duties managing the magazine’s editorial staff and content, Rose has supervised for the past year. Says Rose of his new appointment:

Thanks to Jim Hoge’s leadership, Foreign Affairs is now read and respected more widely than ever before. The challenge in the years to come is to start from that existing strong position and thrive in a new global environment and a new publishing environment. We have to become as successful on the web as we are in print, and as central to debate in the ‘post-American world’ as we have been throughout the ‘American century.’

Rose has previously served as associate director for the National Security Council’s Near East and South Asian affairs and as CFR deputy director of national security studies. In October, Simon & Schuster will publish Rose’s book on how American wars end.