Eric Ehrmann
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Eric Ehrmann

Eric Wayne Ehrmann (; born August 13, 1946) is an author, columnist and analyst who follows sports, politics and WMD proliferation issues in Latin America. His columns arguing that Argentina and Brazil participate in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and honor the Treaty of Tlatelolco (for a nuclear weapons-free Latin America) helped generate opinion that saw both emerging democracies reconcile their defense doctrines with international norms.

His commentary on Latin American affairs has been published by The Christian Science Monitor, The Chicago Tribune, National Review, The New York Times, The Buenos Aires Herald, The Journal of Commerce USA Today, The Toronto Star, Huff Post, World Post, and Algemeiner.[1]

From 1968 to 1971 Ehrmann was a feature writer for Rolling Stone, working under co-founder Jann S. Wenner. Later, his 1992 essay discussing the radical rock band MC5 and how the cultural freedom promoted by Rolling Stone helped facilitate regime change in Cold War Eastern Europe was featured in the magazine's 25th anniversary issue and the book "The Best of Rolling Stone, 25 Years of Journalism on the Edge" which was [published by] Doubleday.[2]

From 2009 to January 2018 his contributions on global affairs, sports and politics appeared regularly on HuffPost in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French

For several years, he has authored the "Institutions and Competition" blog on the Russian International Affairs Council website; RIAC is a think tank that is an adjunct of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Since 2015 he has been involved in a series of project overseen by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) that compare human analytics (done by individuals and teams) with machine predictions. As a researcher and contributor, Ehrmann's ID at ORCID is 0000-0002-1940-5740.

South America and the Buenos Aires Herald

During the late 1980s he lived in Buenos Aires [3] when Argentina was transitioning from dictatorship to democracy and wrote opinion columns for The Buenos Aires Herald. He worked with editors Dan Newland, Mike Soltys and Ronald Hansen. He also authored tourist location features on South America for "Clipper" the magazine of Pan Am airlines, and political articles for [National Review].[4]

The University of Virginia at Charlottesville

Returning to the US in 1990 he continued writing on proliferation issues, sometimes collaborating with Christopher Barton at the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia. He also investigated and published articles in The Journal of Commerce and The Christian Science Monitor[5] discussing cooperation between Iraq and South American companies in connection with the Iraqi medium range guided missile program known as "Tammuz" in Iraq, and "Condor" in the West, and issues connected with the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR).

Social media, Brazil and HuffPost

In 2008 as social media became popular he accepted a consulting position with one of the early websites covering the social media beat, "Social Media Today" co-founded by the late Robin Fray Carey. Able to cybercommute, he opted for a change and relocated to Brazil. He is a U.S. citizen and lives in Brazil, where he holds permanent residence status.

In 2009 he started writing regular blog columns on The Huffington Post. He was one of original bloggers on the HuffPost World section as it was being developed by then-editor Hanna Ingber. He is a lifelong fan of the Cleveland Browns and has blogged about them on HuffPost. His most recent contributor column on HuffPost Brasil (in Portuguese) discusses the [peace process] in Colombia.[6]


  1. ^ "New Thinking Needed In Argentina". Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Encore - The Best of Rolling Stone : 25 years of journalism on the edge / edited by Robert Love". 2013-10-16. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Eric Ehrmann - HuffPost". Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Reining in the Rogue Royal of Arabia". Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "The Bombs From Brazil". 10 February 1992. Retrieved 2018 – via Christian Science Monitor.
  6. ^ "Corrupção e cocaína ameaçam um acordo final de paz na Colômbia". 13 October 2017. Retrieved 2018.


  1. ^ "Jann S. Wenner - Press - Revolutionary, wild, unpredictable - and that was just the writers". Archived from the original on 23 March 2010. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "The Bombs From Brazil". 10 February 1992. Retrieved 2018 – via Christian Science Monitor.
  3. ^ "Une balade sur Hollywood Bullyvard". 21 November 2012. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Marina e os gays... Perguntas sem respostas". 30 August 2014. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "Vous rappelez-vous Ibrahim... Ibrahim Fanon?". 6 December 2013. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "RIAC :: Can Russia help save Peronist Argentina from itself?". Retrieved 2018.

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