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.

The UN must act before it’s too late

The Queen’s global reach

His legacy impresses and frustrates

If we don’t create a road to peace, Ukraine may become another Syria

In the Holy Land coexistence was a fragile dream, built on unstable foundations

Can the Argentinian pontiff make a difference in Ukraine?

Prevaricating UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is finally flying to Kiev — but is it too late?