Reihan Salam is President of the Manhattan Institute. Mr. Salam is the Institute’s fifth president in its 42-year history.
From 2014 to 2019, he served as the executive editor of National Review. He is also a National Review Institute Policy Fellow, a contributing editor at The Atlantic and National Affairs, and, in 2017, was named a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. A second-generation American, he is the author, most recently, of Melting Pot or Civil War? (Sentinel, 2018) and, before that, the co-author, with Ross Douthat, of Grand New Party (Doubleday, 2008).
Early in his career, Mr. Salam was an editorial researcher for David Brooks at The New York Times and a producer at NBC News, before becoming associate editor of The Atlantic. His writing has appeared in publications such as Slate, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, the Times of London, and The Spectator—and he has appeared as an analyst on a number of radio and television programs, including All Things Considered, Face the Nation, and This Week.