Claire Berlinski joined AFPC as the Senior Fellow for Turkey in March 2012. Ms. Berlinski is a City Journal contributing editor, a freelance investigative journalist, traveler writer, biographer, and novelist who lives in Istanbul. She is the author of Menace in Europe: Why the Continent's Crisis is America's, Too, and There is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters.
Her journalism has been published in The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, First Post, the Oxford International Review, The American, Asia Times, the Globe and Mail, the New York Sun, The Weekly Standard, National Review, Policy Review, Radio Free Europe, World Affairs Journal, among others. She is also author of two spy novels and frequent guest on local and international radio talk shows.