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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March 29, 2020
Oil Price War and the Audit of Pandemic

Bin Salman’s price war is failing against Russia but it is succeeding beyond even his expectation against the United States.

March 24, 2020
Why Sanders Failed – Again

The American public wanted a Democratic candidate focused on the here and now. Sanders’ vision, far from attracting the American public, alienated them. He had only himself to blame for that.

March 9, 2020
Trump and the Taliban ‘Non-Peace Peace’

Strategic overextension cannot be sustained forever. Sooner or later, reality imposes withdrawals. For the United States today, the deal with the Taliban is as good a place as any to start.

March 3, 2020
Vasily Chuikov: Greatest Infantry Combat General of All Time

He won battles on a scale no one else even dreamed of: He developed all the tactics of urban combat war from scratch. He saved the world from the monstrous darkness of genocidal Nazism. And no one in the West has ever heard of him.

February 26, 2020
Nevada Caucus-Goers Crown Bernie Sanders, Bury Bloomberg and Warren

Bernie Sanders is now the unstoppable figure. He, indeed, appears fated to be Trump’s true nemesis, writes Martin Sieff.

February 22, 2020
Michael Bloomberg Among the Attack Dogs

Mayor Bloomberg, for all his wealth and achievements, has up to now lived quite a sheltered life. His first presidential debate was a rude awakening.

February 20, 2020
The Rise of Pete Buttigieg: The Man Who Isn’t There

Buttigieg was plucked from nowhere on the basis of his willingness to swallow the same old internationalist, liberal, free trade party line to cover endless aggressions, fostered coups, civil wars and other crimes against humanity.

February 16, 2020
New Hampshire Buries Biden and Warren, Prepare for the Rise of Little Pete

Buttigieg offers yet another childish, meaningless “glass ceiling” to be broken in the way so beloved of infantile romantic-liberal Americans.

January 31, 2020
The Heroes of Stalingrad and the Debt We Still Owe Them

The Battle of Stalingrad was the ultimate Hinge of Fate: It decided the outcome of World War II.

January 29, 2020
Trump’s Terrible Mistake With Dire Consequences

Iran’s revolutionary End of Days extremists will likely take advantage of Soleimani’s elimination to seize power and take over: What follows will not be pretty, Martin Sieff writes.