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Jamie Metzl


Jamie Metzl

Jamie Metzl is Senior Advisor to a New York-based global investment firm and a Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council. He previously served as Executive Vice President of the Asia Society, Deputy Staff Director of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senior Coordinator for International Public Information at the U.S. State Department, Director for Multilateral Affairs on the National Security Council and as a Human Rights Officer for the United Nations in Cambodia. He ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri’s 5th Congressional District in Kansas City in 2004. He has served as an election monitor on Afghanistan and the Philippines and advised the government of North Korea on the establishment of Special Economic Zones.

Jamie appears regularly on national and international media discussing Asian economic and political issues and his syndicated columns and other writing on Asian affairs, genetics, virtual reality and other topics are featured regularly in publications around the world. He has testified before Congress outlining emergency preparedness recommendations after 9-11 and on the national security implication of the biotechnology and genomics revolutions and is the author of a history of the Cambodian genocide and the novel THE DEPTHS OF THE SEA, both published by St. Martin’s Press. His novel GENESIS CODE, dealing with issues of human genetic enhancement in the context of a future US-China rivalry, will be published by Arcade in November 2014.

A founder and Co-Chair of the national security organization Partnership for a Secure America, Jamie is a board member of the International Center for Transitional Justice and the Jewish refugee agency HIAS, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a former White House Fellow and Aspen Institute Crown Fellow and is the Honorary Ambassador to North America of the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy. He holds a Ph.D. in Asian history from Oxford, a JD from Harvard Law School, and is a magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University.  He has completed 12 Ironman triathlons, 24 marathons, and nine ultramarathons. 

Jamie Metzl

Books by Jamie Metzl

by Jamie Metzl - Dystopian, Fiction, Political Thriller, Thriller

In 2023 America --- bankrupt, violently divided by the culture wars, and beholden to archrival China --- the rules of the game are complicated. With the danger mounting, the dead bodies of young women piling up, Chinese agents circling and the US Department of National Competitiveness moving in to quash his investigation of a mysterious death, Star reporter Rich Azadian’s only option is to go rogue, assemble a team of brilliant misfits like himself, and begin the fight of his life to find out who is killing these women and why.