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, 2019
Douglas Macgregor: America’s De Gaulle, Unheeded Prophet of Houthi Victory and Saudi Fall

Today, the US and its allies have received a military wakeup call and warning in the Middle East as epochal as the Conquest of Poland was in 1939.

November 3, 2019
Hocus Pocus Halloween Horror! Hillary Clinton Still Hopes to Ride Her Broomstick into the White House

Make no mistake about it: Hillary Clinton still craves the Presidency of the United States and she is convinced she can get it

October 26, 2019
The Tabloid Curse That Gave Britain Two World Wars, Boris Johnson and Brexit

Johnson has the dubious gift of King Midas in reverse: he turns everything golden he touches into worthless dross, Martin Sieff writes.

October 21, 2019
Hungary Shows the Way to Help Threatened Christians, Yazidis of Syria, Iraq

The support of the Christian communities of the Middle East is not just a very bright idea – it is a Big and Profound Concept as well.

October 13, 2019
The World Turned Upside Down

Now history is repeating itself, except this time the Saudis are going to be its losers not its winners. The world is about to turn upside down again.

October 4, 2019
Teaching Boris Johnson Three Dates of Destiny

The Brits cannot even supply aircraft to fly on their new aircraft carrier and have to be bailed out with trouble-plagued F-35s from the US.

September 27, 2019
The Latest Plot to Topple Trump: Politics According to (Groucho) Marx

Washington has become a buffoonish theater of the absurd. It is politics according to Marx: But not Karl Marx. The latest scandal is pure Groucho Marx.

September 22, 2019
The Invisible Man: Trump’s New National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump’s decision to appoint O’Brien as his fourth national security adviser to replace despised, discredited and down, plain hapless John Bolton has generated endless megabytes of confused debate.

September 14, 2019
Why the Protestors of Hong Kong Are Destroying the Prosperity of Their Country

The protestors of Hong Kong now need to take a step back, suck in a deep breath and pause to think long and hard before they charge down a doomed and awful path.

September 11, 2019
The Fall of John Bolton: Exercising Power With the Grace of a Cockroach

John Bolton was only national security adviser of the US for less than 18 months but it felt as if he had been there forever. And we are not – alas – done with him yet.