Dispatches

  • April 2009
  • Lebanon on Tenterhooks

    8th Apr 2009

    “They are the martyrs. You are the witnesses.” Thus proclaims one of Beirut’s ubiquitous political billboards overlooking the vast plaza…

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  • September 2008
  • Parliament's Peanut Gallery

    10th Sep 2008

    The Wit and Wisdom of Britain’s Sketch Writers Whenever Simon Hoggart writes about Michael Fabricant, he always makes note of…

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  • June 2008
  • In Whitest Africa

    28th Jun 2008

    Nearly twenty years ago, deep in the heart of South Africa, a group of hardy Afrikaners constructed Orania, a whites-only…

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  • March 2007
  • Killing Them Softly

    5th Mar 2007

    The other African genocide Less than ten miles from Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s mansion in Harare–the largest private residence on the African…

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  • December 2006
  • Meet Mugabe's Victims

    25th Dec 2006

    Thousands have been killed or tortured by the Zimbabwean dictator. Here are the stories of three. For 17 years, Holly…

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About James

James Kirchick is a journalist and foreign correspondent currently based in Washington. He has reported from Southern and North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, across the European continent, and the Caucasus. He is a fellow with the Foreign Policy Initiative in Washington, D.C., a correspondent for The Daily Beast and is a columnist for Tablet. His first book, The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age is forthcoming from Yale University Press.

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