Robert W. Merry

Robert Merry is the editor of The National Interest. He has been a Washington correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and the executive editor of the Congressional Quarterly. He has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The National Review, The American Spectator, and The National Interest. He has appeared on Meet the Press, Face the Nation, Newsmakers, and many other programs. The author of McKinley, he lives in McLean, Virginia.

Books by this Author

President McKinley
Where They Stand
A Country of Vast Designs
Sands of Empire

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. It all comes down to honor.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Julius Caesar. I would probe him on what he actually felt about the Roman Republic, which he overthrew.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. No one comes to mind.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. George Smiley.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. CEO of a publishing company.

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