Patrick Cockburn

Patrick Cockburn is the author of War in the Age of Trump (Verso).

Trump’s Worst Crime Must Not be Forgotten

America and Britain are the Big Losers on the World Stage

Robert Fisk had True Independence of Mind, Which is Why He Angered Governments and Parts of the Media

Trump’s Cult of Personality Will be Badly Damaged by Defeat, But His Toxic Politics Marches On

Trump’s Bid to Stop the Count Risks Turning America into an ‘Illiberal Democracy’ like Turkey

America’s Gettysburg Moment: Even If Defeated Trumpism Will Not Vanish

When Does Incompetence Become a Crime?

Wars and Pandemics Produce the Same Sort of Lethal Government Bungling

Is Syria’s Idlib the Next Gaza Strip?

The Assange Extradition Case is an Unprecedented Attack on Press Freedom, So Why’s the Media Largely Ignoring It?

Britain Will Seek Coronavirus ‘Herd Immunity’ Covertly or by Default, Thanks to an Inability to Get anything Done

Boris Johnson is Failing So Badly Because He Still Thinks Like a Newspaper Columnist, a Disastrous Weakness During This Crisis

America’s War on Terror is the True Cause of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Trump’s Opponents Need to Portray Him as the True Enemy of the Nation

Trump at the RNC: Echoes of Saddam

Syria Faces Calamity as Trump’s New Sanctions Combine With Surging Coronavirus

The Decline in Power of the Oil States

The Rise of Nationalism Has Led to the Increased Repression of Minorities

War and Pandemic Journalism: the Truth Can Disappear Fast

The Government’s Failed Track-and-Trace System is a Disaster for England

The Media Manipulator: Why Trump’s Distractions May Not Save Him This Time

The UK and US are Starting a New Cold War with Russia and China, So What are These Governments Trying to Hide?

Boris Johnson Should not be Making New Global Enemies When His Country is in a Shambles

Trump’s Racism May be Blatant, But the Culture He Defends Comes Out of the Civil War and Goes Well Beyond Racial Division

The Blundering British Political Class has Shown the Same Incompetence in Both Fighting Wars and Coronavirus