John O’Sullivan is a former editor of National Review. He held this position between William F. Buckley Jnr. and Rich Lowry in the years 1988-1997. He has been editor-at-large of National Review since then, and in recent years a senior fellow of the National Review Institute. He is also president of the Danube Institute–a think-tank devoted to promoting conservative and classical liberal ideas–in Budapest and a director of the Washington think-tank, 21st Century Initiatives in Washington DC.