David P. Goldman is a columnist for Asia Times and a principal of Asia Times Holdings. He writes frequently for conservative publications, including PJ Media, Claremont Review of Books, the Journal of American Affairs and Standpoint. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Commentary, First Things, the American Interest and other venues. He is the recipient of several awards for journalism, including the Pulliam Fellowship at Hillsdale College, and fellowships at the London Center for Policy Research and the Middle East Forum. Previously he directed fixed-income research groups at major securities firms, and was elected to Institutional Investor magazine's All-American Research Team. His book How Civilizations Die appeared in 2011.