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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November 9, 2020
Biden Wins, Results Disputed, Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall

This outcome was reached in such a convoluted, contentious and highly dubious way that it will leave the American people more divided than ever.

November 2, 2020
The Return of the Democrats and the Undead Past

If Joe Biden wins the election, we face an unprecedented situation in U.S. and global affairs since the beginning of the Atomic Age in 1945-49.

October 24, 2020
Debate Victory May Have Sealed It for Biden

Donald Trump learned his lesson to appear gentlemanly before a national audience at long last. But too late.

October 7, 2020
The Race Tilts to Biden

You may love Biden or loathe him, but only a blind fool should underestimate him in the political arena.

September 30, 2020
Because of Russia, China and England – and Because Our Men Were Brave

It is horrifying to set the words of Ernie Pyle alongside those of Mark Esper and to understand how far we have come – and it has been downhill all the way.

September 19, 2020
Too Close to Call

Voting patterns and preferences harden after the two summer conventions and except for the most radical circumstances, major shifts are unlikely to occur until almost the end of the campaign.

September 17, 2020
Less Than Two Minutes to Midnight – and Getting Closer

But today, the leaders of the West have totally repressed the dangers of thermonuclear Armageddon.

September 6, 2020
The Anarchist Assassination of U.S. President William McKinley and Its Links to the Murder of Tsar Alexander II

In 1901, there was a political coup d’etat in the United States that transformed the world and nobody noticed.

August 30, 2020
Ghosts of the American Republic

No issues were ever debated in Milwaukee. The proud Democrats followed the script of Republican Nixon in 1968. They refused to debate anything.

August 24, 2020
The Seven Dangerous Paradoxes of Kamala Harris

There is no mystery or dark secret in Harris’s background. Instead the ironies and paradoxes, while thick on the ground have always been in plain sight.