Susan Glasser and Scott Vance sent out the following announcement yesterday:
We’re thrilled to announce that Carlos Lozada will be the newspaper’s next National Security Editor, working with our defense and foreign policy writers to lead our coverage at a critical time. Carlos brings huge talent, high energy and a deep grounding in foreign policy to his new role. As Susan’s deputy in Outlook, Carlos promised to help mount “a weekly guerrilla attack on conventional wisdom” and he did just that. His ideas were instrumental in transforming the section over the past year, as was his deft skill in commissioning, negotiating and editing pieces by such shrinking violets as John Bolton. He came to Outlook from the Financial staff, where he distinguished himself as Economics Editor. Before The Post, Carlos was managing editor of Foreign Policy magazine, which he helped transform from a quarterly journal into a glossy bi-monthly that won the National Magazine Award. Carlos, a native of Lima, Peru, received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Notre Dame and a master’s in public policy from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton. He’ll take the hand-off from Greg Schneider next week.