Patrick Cockburn

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

ISIS and the UK: the Case of Shamima Begum

Capitol Riots Were a Dark Day for American Journalism

The Arab Spring Failed But the Rage Against Misery and Injustice Continues

The Clash Between the UK and EU Over Northern Ireland is a Precursor to Confrontations That will Last Decades

Why the Scottish Independence Movement May be Difficult to Stop

The Political Fallout From the Capitol Hill Invasion May Prove More Significant Than 9/11

Government Mistakes Provided the Breeding Ground for the Mutant Virus, Which it is Now Using as an Alibi for Its Failures

Will a Calamitous Week End Trump’s Grip on the Republican Party?

What Assange’s Victory Really Means

The UK is Out of the EU, But the Balance of Power in Europe has Tipped Permanently Against It

COVID-19 Learns From Experience, Unlike Boris Johnson and His Crew

Boris Johnson is as Incompetent as General Haig at the Somme: the Price is 50,000 Unnecessary Deaths This Year

Brexit Bluster Exposes the Waning of English Power

Gangsterism as Foreign Policy: Assassinations are Becoming the New Norm

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