Michael Wilner

The Jerusalem Post


Michael Wilner is the Washington bureau chief and White House correspondent for The Jerusalem Post, coordinating the newspaper’s coverage of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Wilner leads coverage of the Iran nuclear deal, the U.S.-Israel relationship and the rise of Islamic State. A native New Yorker, Wilner joined the White House press corps as its youngest member after serving as UN correspondent for the Post. He earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy, politics and economics as a McKenna Scholar at Claremont McKenna College in Los Angeles, California, and graduated as a Hindery Fellow from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. (This bio is current to when the participant joined FDD’s National Security Network.)

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