» Columnist | Anne Applebaum is a weekly columnist for The Post, writing on foreign affairs. Her column appears on Tuesdays.
Applebaum was a member of The Post's editorial board from 2002 to 2006. She began working as a journalist in 1988, as the Warsaw correspondent for The Economist. Later, she was foreign editor and deputy editor of the Spectator magazine in London. She was the Evening Standard's political editor for the 1997 British election campaign. For several years, she wrote the "Foreigners" column in Slate magazine.
In 1992, Applebaum won the Charles Douglas-Home Memorial Trust award for journalism in the ex-Soviet Union. She is the author of "Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe" (1995) and "Gulag: A History" (2003), for which she won the Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction in 2004.