Here you can find a collection of my most recent Reuters columns. Click here for a complete selection.
The changing face of Afghanistan’s war – August 15, 2018
On the streets of a city in central Afghanistan, government troops and the Taliban have been fighting for the future of their country.
China’s plan to reshape the world – August 8, 2018
A decade after the Beijing Olympics, China’s rulers would rather be feared than liked – and that brings with it a very new dynamic in its domestic politics and relations with the rest of the world.
Donald Trump’s unsettling summit game – July 16, 2018
President Trump’s trip to Europe antagonized America’s allies in the region, pleased many of his supporters and demonstrated just how unwilling he is to listen to advises. Which, of course, was exactly the point.
Western armies risk losing their high-tech edge – July 6, 2018
When America’s soldiers, sailors and pilots go to war, they are used to enjoying massive technical superiority over their foes. But those days may soon be gone for good.
What the G7 still offers the world – June 7, 2018
As leaders of the world’s largest economies gather in Montréal, they face an awkward question: in the era of Trump, what is the West really for?
Why historically neutral Sweden is preparing for war – May 31, 2018
Over the last two weeks, every household in Sweden has received a booklet telling residents what to do in the event of invasion or disaster.
China’s Uighur minority increasingly have nowhere to hide.
What a nuclear deal with North Korea might like – April 25, 2018
If a nuclear deal with North Korea is possible, it will require concessions by both sides.
Russia’s “Satan 2” and the new missile race – April 5, 2018
Why Vladimir Putin just launched the largest ballistic missile in history.
How Beijing is winning in the South China Sea – March 29, 2018
With artificial islands and ever more assertive naval maneuvers, China is pushing back the US and its allies in the South China Sea.
Tillerson fall shows Trump learning game of politics – March 13, 2018
Donald Trump is learning how to work the presidency.