David Smith

David Smith was an award-winning correspondent for 30 years for ITN/C4News, then worked as an adviser to Kofi Annan at the UN. Now based in Latin America, he writes for The Economist. He is the author of three books, and sometime Visiting Professor in the United States.

There is a new tone to foreign policy debate

Violence is brewing again in the Middle East

Did Bill walk so that Boris and Trump could run?

Yoweri Museveni was once hailed in Washington

What should, or can, be done about China’s power overseas?

The Middle East is entering a dangerous new period

Bill Clinton’s legacy in Northern Ireland

We should engage the CCP instead of being intimidated

We still feel the consequences of that disastrous war

The war in Ukraine has ground to a stalemate