Jon Basil Utley
Jon Basil Utley, "Associate Publisher of the American Conservative and Robert A. Taft Fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, studied history under the legendary Professor Carroll Quigley (originator of the historical term "World Empire" as the final stage before decay and collapse of a civilization) at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, followed by language studies in Germany, France and Cuba. He was a former foreign correspondent in South America for the Knight-Ridder newspapers. Before that he was a Branch Manager in Cali, Colombia for American International Group (insurance). Later he founded Colombia's first English language newspaper. Mr. Utley is one of the very few conservative writers who knows the Third World, having worked there for 15 years. He has served on the Board of Directors or Advisory Councils of many leading conservative and libertarian organizations including:-- Accuracy in Media, Conservative Caucus, Council for Inter-American Security, Ethics & Public Policy Center, Reason Foundation, Solidarity America."