James Jeffrey

James Jeffrey is a freelance journalist and writer who splits his time between the US, the UK, and further afield, and writes for various international media. He previously served in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan with the British Army. He is finishing a book about his army experiences and the challenges of leaving the military and adjusting to a strange new civilian world. Follow him on Twitter: @jrfjeffrey and Instagram: james_rfj

Us Brits need to come to an honest reckoning over what happened in Afghanistan

Rudyard Kipling’s (in)famous poem “If” reverberates with valuably relevant and humane advice for 2020 Britain

Events in the US have led to a(nother) moment of reckoning for race relations spawning a similar gamut of emotions, some justified, other less so

The torture of our new safety obsessed national psyche

It’s amazing what you can encounter during an early morning jog

Why any self-respecting heterosexual male needs a man-crush

Following in the footsteps of the author J.G. Farrell

Are we facing a Ballardian dystopian future of waning human touch?

A culture of mixing and fusing can serve us well in lockdown and the life beyond

US women could be about to achieve a level of equality not all of them actually want, by becoming eligible to be drafted in a time of war