• December 2011
  • Why Don't Libertarians Care About Ron Paul's Bigoted Newsletters?

    22nd Dec 2011

    Nearly four years ago, on the eve of the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary, The New Republic published my expose of newsletters published by…

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  • The Company Ron Paul Keeps

    15th Dec 2011

    The Republican Jewish Coalition announced this month that congressman Ron Paul would not be among the six guests invited to…

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  • November 2011
  • Can Serbia join the EU after gay rights setbacks?

    8th Nov 2011

    On 12th October, the European Commission issued a report recommending that Serbia should be offered official candidate status to join…

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  • August 2011
  • Slandering the Progress Party

    8th Aug 2011

    Norway’s opposition isn’t extremist. In 1986, five-year-old Mazyar Kesh-vari and his family fled their native Tehran for Oslo. His parents…

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  • July 2011
  • No Haven

    5th Jul 2011

    When Yale shuttered its Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism last month, critics saw anti-Israel political correctness. But the…

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  • May 2011
  • Love the Sinner

    16th May 2011

    Why is Robert Mugabe visiting the Vatican? On May 1, Pope John Paul II was beatified. The second-to-last step in…

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  • April 2011
  • The Russian Reset: A Eulogy

    1st Apr 2011

    Last April in Prague, President Barack Obama met his Russian counterpart, Dmitri Medvedev, to sign the Measures for the Further Reduction…

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  • January 2011
  • Back to Basics

    27th Jan 2011

    The U.S. could have avoided a p.r. crisis in Kyrgyzstan if it had just asked questions about who it was…

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  • December 2010
  • Belarus Betrayal

    17th Dec 2010

    Why is the West cozying up to Europe’s last dictator? On December 19, citizens in the former Soviet republic of…

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  • February 2010
  • Gays vs. Democrats

    26th Feb 2010

    They’re fond of your checkbooks — and deaf to your demands for equal rights. What will it take for the…

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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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