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Serge Schmemann is a 1991 Pulitzer Prize winner in international reporting for coverage of the reunification of Germany. Since March 2001 Serge had been a senior foreign affairs writer based in New York and writer for the United Nations bureau covering regular news analyses, news articles and takeouts on major international issues. He also previously served as deputy foreign editor at The New York Times since August 1999 after having served as a reporter on the metropolitan desk since September 1998. In 2003 Schmemann won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Writing – "Mortal Enemies," a documentary depicting the parallel lives of Yasir Arafat and Ariel Sharon, produced by New York Times Television for the Discovery Channel.