Anniversary column and video – Covering the world, paralyzed from the shoulders down

  This week was the twelfth anniversary of the crash that broke my neck. Reuters holds copyright for both the piece and video. Commentary: Covering the world, paralyzed from the shoulders down Peter Apps Twelve years ago this week, I woke up in a wrecked vehicle on a front line road in eastern Sri Lanka. […] Read more »

Reuters column: the messy lesson of Trump’s latest legal challenges

My Reuters column this week looks at a momentous legal week for Donald Trump. But how much does that really mean? My best attempt at looking forward to the midterms, further legal wranglings and what the US president might do next. Original here.   The mixed verdict in the trial of Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former […] Read more »

A small battle, not many dead – part one

Twelve years ago this weekend, I found myself crouched inside a Sri Lankan Navy assault boat racing across Trincomalee harbour. The Battle of Muttur – the first significant urban fight of the renewed and final round of the island’s civil war – was over, the military said, and the media were being taken there as […] Read more »

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