Martin Sieff

During his 24 years as a senior foreign correspondent for The Washington Times and United Press International, Martin Sieff reported from more than 70 nations and covered 12 wars. He has specialized in US and global economic issues.

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July 8, 2020
Tiny Ireland, Giant Canada and the Start of Avalanches

Change is coming in both Ottawa and Dublin, and its repercussions will be felt in Washington and London as well – very soon.

July 6, 2020
Shield of the Union: How the Russian Navy Protected America in the Civil War

Protecting the Union in its drive to abolish slavery against the British Empire was central both to Alexander II’s moral passion and his strategic vision to defend his country.

July 1, 2020
The Room Where It Didn’t Happen: Inside John Bolton’s Brain

Bolton’s extraordinary record of unrelieved fiasco, failure and stupidity as national security adviser was clear at the time and his memoir adds nothing new to or surprising to it.

June 20, 2020
Learning From Warren Harding

What Trump needs to do to get reelected is follow the always overlooked but brilliantly successful example of America’s most underestimated president of the past century, Warren Gamaliel Harding.

June 17, 2020
Battle of Belorussia – June 1944: The Greatest Victory That Still Shapes Our 21st Century World

The military dynamics established across Central Europe in June 1944 – that true Month of Victories – still drive our reality and shape our global destiny.

June 15, 2020
American Delusions About COVID-19

It is sheer delusion to imagine that either the President of the United States or the most eminent leaders of the Democratic Party across the nation look other than woeful in the face of this crisis.

June 3, 2020
Trump Heads for Defeat, but ‘Dream Team’ Will Be Worse

Faced with a sure thing being handed to them for victory in November, the Democrats are still looking for ways to blow it.

May 27, 2020
The Silence of the Lambs

The failure and futility of the supranational agencies in the Time of Pandemic is not a silence of those who were powerful, effective and brave watchdogs: It is a Silence of the Lambs.

May 20, 2020
How the British Empire Created and Killed George Orwell

Orwell spent more than 20 years slowly committing suicide because of the terrible crimes he committed as a torturer for the British Empire in Burma.

May 13, 2020
The Financial Hysteria of America and the Bankruptcy of Western Liberalism

The storm of pandemic is already heralding the storm of financial crisis. That crisis can indeed be solved, but only by abandoning the old shibboleths, the old false gods.