Mary Crane

Editorial Coordinator

Mary Crane left cfr.org in March 2006. Prior to her departure she was editorial coordinator for cfr.org, helping to produce and edit the website’s daily news coverage and writing backgrounders. Prior to her work at the CFR, Mary was assistant editor for New York University’s Center for War, Peace, and the News Media’s news site, globalbeat.org. She has also worked at the Economist, coordinating the magazine’s executive conferences, and as communications officer for the London-based Association of Commonwealth Universities. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto and a master’s degree in politics from New York University.

Top Stories on CFR

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In his inaugural address, Taiwan’s new president Lai Ching-te signaled broad continuity on cross-strait issues. China, however, is likely to respond with increased pressure. 

Election 2024

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