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About the Author
Mike Gonzalez, a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, spent close to twenty years as a journalist, fifteen of them reporting from Europe and Asia. He left journalism to join the administration of President George W. Bush, first at the Securities and Exchange Commission and then at the State Department. He was born in Cuba in 1960 and holds a bachelor’s degree from Emerson College and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He and his Scottish-born wife, Siobhan, live in Bethesda, Maryland, with their three children.