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Steven Clemons at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions in 2010
Steven Craig Clemons (born 1962) is an American journalist and blogger. He is the publisher of the political blog, The Washington Note, and a former staff member of Senator Jeff Bingaman. Clemons is also Director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation where he previously served as Executive Vice President, and the former director of the Japan Policy Research Institute. The New America Foundation has been described as radical centrist in orientation, and Clemons characterizes himself as a "progressive realist".
Clemons is the former executive vice president of Economic Strategy Institute, former executive director of the Nixon Center for Peace and Freedom, and served as Senator Jeff Bingaman's Senior Policy Advisor on Economic and International Affairs. He has also served on the advisory board to the Center for U.S.-Japan Relations at the RAND Corporation. Earlier in his career, Clemons was the executive director of the Japan America Society of Southern California from 1987 to 1994.
In 1993, Clemons was the technical advisor for the film Rising Sun, which starred Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes. Clemons also had a role as a talk show host. He also had a role in the film State of Play, starring Ben Affleck.
Clemons also serves on the Board of Advisors of the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland and the Clarke Center at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Clemons is perhaps best known for his blog The Washington Note, a blog that focuses on foreign policy issues, as well as general US policy debates. His articles have appeared in blogs such as The Huffington Post, and Daily Kos, as well as major publications around the country.
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- "Steve Clemons: State of Play?". Huffingtonpost.com. March 10, 2008. Retrieved May 2, 2012.
- "The C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience". Starrcenter.washcoll.edu. Retrieved May 2, 2012.
- "The Washington Note". The Washington Note. Retrieved 2012-05-03.
- "Steve Clemons: Paul Wolfowitz Busy Neo-Conning the World Bank: Staff Rebellion Brewing". Huffingtonpost.com. January 20, 2006. Retrieved May 2, 2012.
- "Clemons: Indictments tomorrow". Daily Kos. October 25, 2005. Retrieved May 2, 2012.
- Steve Clemons Used by Bushies, taylormarsh.com, January 18, 2006
- Welcome to the Clarke Center - Clarke Center bio
- http://www.newamerica.net/people/steven_clemons Steven C. Clemons Director, American Strategy Program] - New America Foundation Bio
- Economic Strategy Institute
- JPRI - Officers - Japan Research Policy Institute Bio
- Cheney presses on despite diminished clout Mercurynews.com, November 10, 2005
- Steven Clemons Is Shrill (For Good Reason) Discourse.net, November 8, 2005
- Ben Merens' Radio show Wisconsin Public Radio, June 20, 2005
- John Bolton Suffers Setback In Bid to Become UN Ambassador democracynow.org, May 13, 2005
- Op-Eds, Articles and Think Tanks for Sale: Thoughts on the Corruption of Washington's Ideas Industry, The Washington Note, December 16, 2005
- UNSUBSTANTIATED ALLEGATIONS OF WRONGDOING INVOLVING THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION, US House of Reprenstatives, March 2001
- INVESTIGATION OF POLITICAL FUNDRAISING IMPROPRIETIES AND POSSIBLE VIOLATIONS OF LAW, US House of Reprenstatives, November 5, 1998
- House GOP Releases Documents On Trie CNN, February 26, 1998
- talkingpointsmemo.com - Josh Marshall's blog, for which Clemons briefly wrote