Commentary

  • 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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  • September 2010
  • The Unspoken Alliance

    1st Sep 2010

    The Unspoken Alliance: Israel’s Secret Relationship with Apartheid South Africa By Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Pantheon Books, 336 pages In The Unspoken Alliance: Israel’s Secret Relationship…

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  • July 2010
  • Little War, Big Problems

    25th Jul 2010

    A Little War that Shook the World: Georgia, Russia, and the Future of the West By Ronald D. Asmus, Palgrave MacMillan,…

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  • May 2010
  • The Gospel of Sergio

    25th May 2010

    Sergio a film by Greg Barker (Chasing the Flame, USA, 2009) There is a moment in Sergio, the documentary about the…

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  • November 2009
  • What Price Popularity?

    1st Nov 2009

    Pursuing the favour of global publics has not shown the results President Obama heralded; it may be making things worse.…

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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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