Michael Hirsh covers international affairs for Newsweek, reporting on a range of topics from Homeland Security to postwar Iraq. Hirsh writes a column on Newsweek’s website entitled “The World from Washington,” which focuses on foreign policy issues, and serves as Washington Web Editor for Newsweek. Hirsh was the magazine’s Foreign Editor from January 2001 to January 2002, and helped guide Newsweek’s award-winning coverage of the September 11 attacks and the war on terror. He was a senior editor and Chief Diplomatic Correspondent in the Washington bureau, writing about foreign affairs and international economics. From September 1998 to December 1999, as Diplomatic Correspondent, Hirsh covered foreign policy, the State Department and the Treasury. Hirsh was a co-winner of the 2002 Ed Cunningham Award for best magazine reporting from abroad for Newsweek’s terrorism coverage.