My Work


Saving Uighur Culture From Genocide

The Ultimate Symbol of America’s Diminished Soft Power

‘I Believe That the U.S.A. Can Be the Crucial Player’

Should Britain Abolish Private Schools?

Britain’s Broken Parliament

There’s No Escaping Brexit, Even at the Pub

Brexit Has Triggered Britain’s Most Ambitious Migration Exercise Ever


Uyghur Poems From a Chinese Prison

The United States Must Stand Up for One of Its Own

The Hinduization of India Is Nearly Complete

Putin’s Strategic Error

The World’s Largest Democracy Is Failing

The Trump Playbook Hits France

The Autocrat’s Legacy

The West Is Failing Belarus

A New Word Is Defining the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Washington

Why the World Should Worry About India

What the Ben & Jerry’s Decision Reveals About Israel

What History Tells Us Will Happen to Trumpism

Populism Is Meaningless

Watching Israeli TV’s Fauda as a Palestinian


How Clinton’s ‘Basket of Deplorables’ Taught Germany a Lesson

The Slow Death of Europe’s Traditional Center

Jeremy Corbyn’s Britain Would Reshape Western Alliances

The Incredible Staying Power of Theresa May

Ireland’s Very Secular Vote on Abortion


‘France Has Delivered Almost Nothing’

What Worries Foreign Election Observers

Khashoggi’s Killers ‘Must Be Held to Account’

The Actual ‘Single Greatest Witch Hunt of a Politician’ in U.S. History

Stories about Britain

What’s Better in Britain

What Euro 2020 Has Revealed About Englishness (Featured on MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan Show and the Atlantic Council’s Britain Debrief)

The Pubs Are Closed, but Brits Keep Quizzing

The Misunderstood Legacy of Guy Fawkes

The Very British Tradition of ‘Verbal Cartooning’

You can find a complete story archive on my Atlantic and TIME author pages.