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.

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

Tyrants are breaking with civilisation

Does the continent represent the future of Catholicism?

The world has to face the bloodshed in the Middle East

What is the future of the Golden State?

Rhetoric will not end the war

Hopes and fears at the end of 2022