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Claudia Rosett

Foreign Policy Fellow

Claudia Rosett is a foreign policy fellow with the Independent Women's Forum, and an award-winning journalist who has reported over the past 37 years from Asia, the former Soviet Union, Latin America and the Middle East. She is widely credited with groundbreaking reporting on corruption at the United Nations. From 1984-2002 Ms. Rosett was a staff writer at The Wall Street Journal, serving as a member of the Editorial Board in New York (1997-2002); reporter, promoted to bureau chief, in Moscow (1993-96); editorial-page editor of The Asian Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong (1986-93); and book review editor in New York (1984-86). From 2003-2015 she was journalist-in-residence with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Ms. Rosett has contributed to numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Weekly Standard, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Sun, Forbes.com and The Journal of International Security Affairs. She makes frequent appearances on TV and radio, and has appeared before six U.S. Senate and House committees and subcommittees to testify on such topics as U.N. corruption and reform, and the Iran-North Korea strategic alliance. Ms. Rosett is a winner of the Journalism Leadership Eagle Award of the New York Respect for Law Alliance (2013); and the Eric Breindel Award (2005) and Mightier Pen Award (2005) for her reporting on the United Nations Iraq Oil-for-Food program. For her on-site coverage of China’s 1989 Tiananmen Square uprising, Ms. Rosett won an Overseas Press Club Citation for Excellence. In 1994, writing for The Wall Street Journal, she broke the full story of North Korean labor camps in the Russian Far East, reporting from the camps. Ms. Rosett holds a B.A. from Yale University, an M.A. in English from Columbia University, and an M.B.A. with a specialization in finance from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.

Recent Articles:

Analysis of the Khashoggi affair • Secure Freedom Radio
October 30 2018
by Claudia Rosett


US pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal means Iran won’t be swimming in cash • The John Batchelor Show
October 22 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Complicated Relationship with Saudi Arabia • Your World with Neil Cavuto
October 18 2018
by Claudia Rosett


IWF’s Foreign Policy Fellow: Trump Brought Reality Back to Foreign Policy • Bold Politics
October 5 2018
by Claudia Rosett


North Korea Not Cooperating with Denuclearization was Predictable • Your World with Neil Cavuto
August 29 2018
by Claudia Rosett


There is No Diplomatic Deal that Would Work for North Korea • Cavuto Live
August 25 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Kofi Annan
The New York Sun
August 19 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Obama's failure of democracy: Ukraine, Syria, Venezuela, Iran, Cuba • The John Batchelor Show
August 10 2018
by Claudia Rosett


We should be expecting more from North Korea • After the Bell
July 27 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Trump's foreign policy is successful when dealing with Russia and Iran • Your World with Neil Cavuto
July 23 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Trump should take a firm stance with Putin at Summit • After the Bell
July 13 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Be Weary of Kim Jong Un's Motives in Meeting • Your World with Neil Cavuto
June 11 2018
by Claudia Rosett


North Korea Summit in the Works for June 12 • i24 News
May 30 2018
by Claudia Rosett


A "Peace Treaty" is Not What it Sounds Like with North Korea • Talk Media News
May 30 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Is the Summit About Trade or Nukes? • After the Bell
May 25 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Why Would We Expect Anything Different from Kim Jong Un? • Your World with Neil Cavuto
May 25 2018
by Claudia Rosett


What We Should Require from Iran in a New Deal • Secure Freedom Radio
May 21 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Relationship with North Korea and China in Question • John Batchelor Radio
May 21 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Statement: Haspel Superb Choice to Lead CIA
May 17 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Celebrate With Caution: Prisoners coming home doesn't mean Kim Jong Un has changed • Hannity
May 9 2018
by Claudia Rosett


We Cannot Forget What Kim Jong Un Has Done in the Past • Cavuto Live
May 5 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Facing Financial Reality with the U.N. • After the Bell
May 2 2018
by Claudia Rosett


About that Syrian Scientific Research Center
Powerline
April 16 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Wouldn't Recommend Inviting Putin to White House • Your World with Neil Cavuto
April 6 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Why John Bolton is the Best Choice for National Security Advisor • Secure Freedom Radio
April 3 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Trump has to Correct Eight Years of Obama Administration Russian Policies • After the Bell
March 27 2018
by Claudia Rosett


IWF Statement on John Bolton, Trump's new national security adviser
March 23 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Russia's In-Your-Face Leadership • Secure Freedom Radio
March 19 2018
by Claudia Rosett


We Need to Establish Worldwide Deterrence • After the Bell
March 16 2018
by Claudia Rosett


We Have to Draw Lines that Putin Dare Not Cross • Happening Now
March 16 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Statement: Trump Meeting with Kim Jong Un a Concession by U.S.
March 9 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Kim Yo Jong, Chloe Kim, and the Shifting Images of Asian and Asian-American Women at the Olympics
The New Yorker
February 15 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Who is Kim Yo Jong? • The Schilling Show
February 15 2018
by Claudia Rosett


The snookered press at Pyeongchang
The Washington Times
February 15 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Claudia Rosett: North Korea "Gamed" the Olympics
The Rebel
January 13 2018
by Claudia Rosett


How North Korea gamed the Olympics and other comments
New York Post
January 11 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Nikki Haley: Biggest Surprise Of 2017
Conservative HQ
December 29 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Plenty of Fat and Waste to Cut at the United Nations, Part I
People's Pundit Daily
December 26 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Claudia Rosett on Obama's Russian "Collusion"
Power Line
December 3 2017
by Claudia Rosett


North Korea: U.S. mission should be ending Kim regime • Your World
November 29 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Trump adapts brilliantly with an impressive performance on Asia trip • After The Bell
November 10 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Why North Korea Needs Relisting as a Terror-Sponsoring State • John Batchelor Radio
November 6 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Progressives' Virginia nightmare, a rancid contract in Puerto Rico & other comments
New York Post
October 25 2017
by Claudia Rosett


More Samantha Power questions left unanswered • John Batchelor
October 24 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Statement: Smart Move, Long Overdue: U.S. Announces It Will Withdraw From UNESCO (Again)
October 12 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Trump to North Korea: Don't mess with America • The Rebel Show
October 11 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Trump’s Iran Decision?
New York Sun
October 6 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Should Americans prepare for war with North Korea? • After The Bell
September 26 2017
by Claudia Rosett


We may be heading toward a war with North Korea • Your World
September 15 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Report: Top UK Officials Believe Iran Helped North Korea Advance its Nuke Program
The Tower
September 12 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Sanctions against North Korea didn't work before, and wont work now • Happening Now
August 16 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Even if North Korea returns to the bargaining table, there would still be a huge problem • Your World
August 14 2017
by Claudia Rosett


UN Security Council Slaps North Korea with new Sanctions
Front Page Magazine
August 8 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Why President Trump's foreign policy trip was a home run • Happening Now
May 29 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Know Comment: Replace The UN
Jerusalem Post
May 4 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Podcast #79 Claudia Rosett's New Book: What To Do About The U.N.
April 26 2017
by Claudia Rosett


UN Part Of The Problem In North Korean Conflict • After The Bell
April 25 2017
by Claudia Rosett


What to Do About the U.N. (Encounter Broadsides) • The John Batchelor Show
March 31 2017
by Claudia Rosett


U.S. Money Pays For UN Rapes
Investor's Business Daily
March 23 2017
by Claudia Rosett


What to Do About the U.N. (Encounter Broadsides) by Claudia Rosett • The John Batchelor Show
March 17 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Trump right to avoid UN "madhouse"
March 17 2017
by Claudia Rosett


With US Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council Under Consideration, Critics of Body, Known for Its Anti-Israel Bias, Differ on Wisdom of Such a Move
The Algemeiner
March 15 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Maddow Mainstreams Conspiracy Theorizing and Other Notable Comments
New York Post
March 15 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Ambassador Haley's Harsh Words For Russia, US Iran Policy, + More • Secure Freedom Radio
February 6 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Does UN Do More Harm Than Good? • Making Money
December 27 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Is It Time To Stop Funding The UN After Controversial Israel Vote? • Your World
December 27 2016
by Claudia Rosett


John Kerry: Legacy Of Adolescent Foreign Policy • Special Report
December 26 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Boeing-Iran deal called dangerous
One News Now
December 15 2016
by Claudia Rosett


If Russia Influenced Election, It Happened On Obama's Watch • Happening Now
December 15 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Blame Obama for Russian hacking, and other notable commentary
New York Post
December 14 2016
by Claudia Rosett


What Made Obama Suddenly Turn Tough On Putin? • John Batchelor
December 14 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Can We Escape The "Life Of Julia" With Trump? • Vicki McKenna
December 6 2016
by Claudia Rosett


When the Trump Team Comes Looking for the Secrets of Obama's Iran File • Randy Tobler
November 19 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Nix The Left-Wing blacklists, Watch Out For The ‘Ivanka Voters,’ And Other Notable Commentary
New York Post
November 2 2016
by Claudia Rosett


For Next UN Secretary-General, A Managerially Incompetent Socialist • Secure Freedom
October 13 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Hey Republicans, Time to Limit or Scrap the Judgment Fund
PJ Media
October 7 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Obama Administration's Recent Cash Payments To Iran • The Coy Barefoot Program WVPT
September 22 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Hillary’s Memory Problems, Dems Play Politics On Zika, And Other Notable Commentary
New York Post
September 8 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Iran Ransom: Where’s the Money? • WSJ Opinion Journal
August 24 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Covering Up The $1.3 Billion Payoff To Iran
New York Post
August 24 2016
by Claudia Rosett


The White House Is Hiding the Missing Link of the Iran Ransom Payment
Weekly Standard
August 23 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Never Mind the Ransom, Nobody Knows Where the Other $1.3B Paid to Iran Went
Breitbart
August 23 2016
by Claudia Rosett


State Dept. on Iran Payment Details: ‘There Are Reasons For Us Withholding This Information … Confidentiality’
CNS News
August 23 2016
by Claudia Rosett


The Mendacity Behind Obama's Mockery of the Cash-for-Iran Story • Inside Charlottesville
August 8 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Obama Administration's $400M Ransom To Iran • Secure Freedom Radio
August 8 2016
by Claudia Rosett


US Treasury Issues Sanctions On North Korea • Schilling Show
July 7 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Obama left a crisis in North Korea that Trump just might be able to clean up
Dallas News
October 21 2018
by Claudia Rosett


A Modest Proposal for 'Anonymous'
PJ Media
September 10 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Mourn Kofi Annan, But Don’t Forget His Failings
The Weekly Standard
August 24 2018
by Claudia Rosett


One president is responsible for America's retreat from supporting democracy abroad, and it isn't Trump
Dallas News
August 10 2018
by Claudia Rosett


The Long Wait for China to Honor the Heroes of Tiananmen, 1989
PJ Media
June 4 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Only Freedom Can Disarm Kim
Wall Street Journal
May 31 2018
by Claudia Rosett


A Vital Warning About China and the Looming "Decade of Concern”
PJ Media
May 18 2018
by Claudia Rosett


The Importance of Striking Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center
PJ Media
April 14 2018
by Claudia Rosett


The UN’s colossal failure to stop Syria’s chemical weapons
The Hill
April 11 2018
by Claudia Rosett


John Bolton: 'A Reagan Realist' and a Brilliant Choice
PJ Media
March 25 2018
by Claudia Rosett


From the Baltics to the Middle East: Russia’s rising threat
The Hill
March 11 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Little Rocket Man's Great Big Summit Scam
PJ Media
March 9 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Kim Yo Jong is a Twisted Sister
Wall Street Journal
February 13 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Why Trump Was Right to Slam North Korea in State of the Union
PJ Media
January 31 2018
by Claudia Rosett


North Korea Games the Olympics
PJ Media
January 10 2018
by Claudia Rosett


Nikki Haley's Bull's-Eye Rebuke to the United Nations
PJ Media
December 22 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Trump's Spectacular Speech From Seoul
PJ Media
November 8 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Why North Korea Needs Relisting as a Terror-Sponsoring State
PJ Media
November 2 2017
by Claudia Rosett


The UN's Mugabe Moment, and Its Perennial Iran Problem
PJ Media
October 23 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Obama ambassador's testimony on intelligence unmasking raises new questions
Fox News
October 20 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Trump's Iran speech finally sets facts of sham nuclear deal straight
The Hill
October 14 2017
by Claudia Rosett


The kerfuffle before the storm
PJ Media
October 7 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Kick North Korea Out of the U.N.
Wall Street Journal
September 21 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Trump Hits Home Run for America in UN Speech
PJ Media
September 20 2017
by Claudia Rosett


UN Passes Mega-Ultra Toughest-Ever North Korea Sanctions, Again
PJ Media
September 12 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Kim Jong Un's Thermonuclear Joyride
PJ Media
September 3 2017
by Claudia Rosett


North Korea, Unrestrained
PJ Media
August 29 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Sanctions against North Korea didn't work then and won't work now
The Hill
August 9 2017
by Claudia Rosett


North Korea's ICBMs and Our Words, Words, Words
PJ Media
July 29 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Taking Out Kim Jong Un -- and Not for Dinner
PJ Media
July 12 2017
by Claudia Rosett


North Korea's Fireworks
PJ Media
July 4 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Under Trump, U.S. Is Again Leading the Free World
Inside Sources
July 1 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Of Course Otto Warmbier's "Confession" Was Coerced
PJ Media
June 23 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Keeping Faith With Tiananmen
PJ Media
June 4 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Waiting for North Korea's Next Nuclear Test
PJ Media
May 27 2017
by Claudia Rosett


It's Time the UN Stopped Congratulating Kim Jong Un
PJ Media
May 8 2017
by Claudia Rosett


The Moral Obscenity of Kim's North Korea
PJ Media
April 24 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Trump juggles the foreign policy balls Obama dropped
The Hill
April 16 2017
by Claudia Rosett


The UN's Palestinian-Women Shakedown Racket
PJ Media
March 26 2017
by Claudia Rosett


What America Really Needs To Do About the UN
PJ Media
March 15 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Memo to U.S. Mission in Vienna: Obama No Longer President
PJ Media
March 9 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Truth, Terror and Nikki Haley's Challenge at the UN
PJ Media
February 23 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Bravo to Ambassador Haley, for Blocking UN Ploy on “Palestine"
PJ Media
February 11 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Spare Us Iran's Pieties on U.S. Immigration Policy
PJ Media
February 1 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Samantha Power Reinvents Obama's Record on Russia
PJ Media
January 24 2017
by Claudia Rosett


Undoing Obama's Latest Legacy as UN Abstainer-in-Chief
PJ Media
December 26 2016
by Claudia Rosett


The Audacity of Silence On Possible Iran-North Korea Nuclear Ties
Forbes
December 15 2016
by Claudia Rosett


If Russian Claws Dug Into US Politics — Obama, Not Trump, Let It Happen
The Hill
December 13 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Obama, Russia, The Election and A Visitor From Mars
PJMedia: The Rosett Report
December 12 2016
by Claudia Rosett


If You Like Your Longevity, You Can Keep Your Longevity
PJ Media
December 8 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Escape From The Life Of Julia
PJ Media
December 2 2016
by Claudia Rosett


When the Trump Team Comes Looking for the Secrets of Obama's Iran File
PJ Media
November 11 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Chalk Up Another Obama Legacy: The Clinton Email Burlesque
PJ Media
November 1 2016
by Claudia Rosett


The UN Commissars of Climate Change
PJ Media
October 23 2016
by Claudia Rosett


For Next UN Secretary-General, A Managerially Incompetent Socialist
PJ Media
October 6 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Could Iran Use Its $1.7 Billion Cash Jackpot To Buy North Korean Nukes?
Forbes
September 10 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Questions for Loretta Lynch As Congress Starts Probe
New York Sun
September 7 2016
by Claudia Rosett


China's Insult and Obama's Climate Kowtow
PJ Media
September 4 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Enjoy The Internet, Before Obama Abandons It To The UN
PJ Media
August 29 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Riddle of $1.3 Billion for Iran Might Relate to 13 Outlays Of Exactly $99,999,999.99
New York Sun
August 22 2016
by Claudia Rosett


The Mendacity Behind Obama's Mockery of the Cash-for-Iran Story
PJ Media
August 5 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Where Was Hillary Clinton When Captain Khan Gave His Life in Iraq?
PJ Media
July 31 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Bono And Love In A Time of Terror
PJ Media
July 17 2016
by Claudia Rosett


From Brexit to Visions of a UN Exit?
PJ Media
June 28 2016
by Claudia Rosett


Tiananmen at 27, and the China Dream
PJ Media
June 4 2016
by Claudia Rosett


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