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 in Meet the Press, Face the Nation, Newsmakers, and many other programs. He lives in McLean, Virginia.

Books by this Author

Where They Stand
A Country of Vast Designs
Sands of Empire

My Life in 8 Words

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Robert W. Merry
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. It all comes down to honor.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Right where I am at this moment: Big Sky, Montana.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Ode to Joy; Smoke Gets in Your Eyes; I'll Be Seeing You; Bo Jangles; Eleanor Rigby.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Blue eyes.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. George Smiley.

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