Lindsay Sobel

Lindsay Sobel came to the American Prospect in January
of 2000 as the first editor of the newly-launched American
Prospect Online
. Before joining the Prospect, she
worked for Slate magazine and covered Congress for
The Hill newspaper. Sobel earned her B.A. from the
University of Michigan and a master's degree in public policy from
Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Sobel grew up in Los Angeles and now lives in Cambridge, MA with
her husband Terry Klein.

Recent Articles

Training the Conservative Foot Soldiers

Sidebar to "A Believable Politics" by Paul Starr

As young progressives at the Century Institute draft their statement of principles, young conservatives are preparing to battle for theirs. Except the conservatives' counterpart to the Century Institute -- the Leadership Institute -- is teaching strategy, not issues. And it has the budget to train a much bigger army.

The U.S. Retaliates -- The World Responds

After weeks of warnings, the United States and Great Britain retaliated against Afghanistan's ruling Taliban and Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network. Starting immediately after the first missiles crashed into targets in Afghanistan Sunday, the world community began to respond -- in some expected and some unexpected ways. As the military campaign continues, the United States must be mindful of the consequences in Afghanistan and elsewhere. What follows is a select survey of the initial international response.