• July 2008
  • Communist Loser

    9th Jul 2008

    Eric Hobsbawm, revisionist On Empire: America, War and Global Supremacy,; By Eric Hobsbawm; Pantheon Books; 128 pp.; $19.95 Yes, Eric…

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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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  • The White House Didn't "Lie" About Iraq

    16th Jun 2008

    No matter what the Dems say, the evidence against Bush simply isn’t there. Touring Vietnam in 1965, Michigan Gov. George…

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  • May 2008
  • South Africa's Immigrant Shame

    28th May 2008

    Viewing the horrific images out of Johannesburg last week, one could be forgiven for mistaking them for the harrowing photographs…

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  • Street Cred?

    28th May 2008

    Who does the new Israel lobby really represent? Consider the plight of the American Jewish peacenik. With Hamas in control…

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  • They Backed Boris

    19th May 2008

    On the hustings with Boris Johnson, London’s unlikely mayor. London “They want a shot of me with the carcasses,” Boris…

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  • The Tragedy of Deborah Jeane Palfrey

    15th May 2008

    On May 1, Blanche Palfrey awoke from a nap and wondered where her daughter was. The widowed 76-year-old wandered outside…

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  • Mr. Gannon Stays in Washington

    14th May 2008

    Drop by the National Press Club on any given day and you’re likely to see the glistening bald pate of…

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  • Choosing the Whip

    7th May 2008

    Heidi Holland explores the complex psychology of Robert Mugabe. Dinner with Mugabe: The Untold Story of a Freedom Fighter Who…

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  • April 2008
  • The Passivist

    3rd Apr 2008

    Matthew Yglesias proves that doves, too, bury their heads in the sand. Heads in the Sand: How the Republicans Screw…

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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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