Robert Boynton

Robert S. Boynton is the director of the graduate magazine journalism program at New York University. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and The New York Times Magazine. He is the author of The New New Journalism: Conversations With America's Best Non-Fiction Writers on Their Craft.

Recent Articles

The Neocon Who Isn't

On a Saturday in January 2003, as the Iraq War approached, the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment convened a meeting in a nondescript building in Arlington, Virginia, with three dozen of Washington's top conservative policy intellectuals. Using an information-gathering technique dating back to the Eisenhower administration, the office asked four groups to study the long-term threat the United States faced from international terrorism and to report back to Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz.

The Neocon Who Isn't

On a Saturday in January 2003, as the Iraq War approached, the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment convened a meeting in a nondescript building in Arlington, Virginia, with three dozen of Washington's top conservative policy intellectuals. Using an information-gathering technique dating back to the Eisenhower administration, the office asked four groups to study the long-term threat the United States faced from international terrorism and to report back to Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz.