Danielle Ryan

Danielle Ryan is an Irish freelance journalist, writing mostly on geopolitics and media. She is based in Budapest, but has also lived in the U.S., Germany and Russia. Follow her on Twitter.

John McCain thinks Vladimir Putin is a greater threat than ISIS: Hello, senator — the world is calling Danielle Ryan
Donald Trump has no "secret plan" to wipe out the "evil losers" of ISIS — he's stuck in the same old no-win situation Danielle Ryan
Nothing about Comey’s firing makes sense — and there are serious holes in both the right's and left's talking points Danielle Ryan
Putin's predicament: Harrowing reports of anti-gay violence in Chechnya have Russia's leader in a tough spot Danielle Ryan
Democrats turn Tulsi Gabbard into a scapegoat on Syria — but her skepticism is warranted Danielle Ryan
Trump's Syria misadventure: If this all goes wrong, media must shoulder the blame Danielle Ryan
Terrorism in America? They hate us for our freedom! Terrorism in Russia? They had it coming! Danielle Ryan
Dictator vs. democrat? Not quite: Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is no progressive hero Danielle Ryan
Ivanka’s West Wing office and Chelsea’s Power of Women honor? Being born to wealthy parents can do wonders for your career Danielle Ryan
So much for the Russian threat: Putin slashes defense spending while Trump plans massive buildup Danielle Ryan
WikiLeaks' CIA dump makes the Russian hacking story even murkier — if that's possible Danielle Ryan
Susan Sarandon was right: She warned us Hillary was doomed; liberals didn't want to listen Danielle Ryan
Is Michael Flynn the first casualty of a "deep state" coup? It's not unthinkable Danielle Ryan
An end to bromance: Russia's in love with Trump, right? Not as much as you think Danielle Ryan
Clickbait culture and groupthink mentality have led to the collapse of journalism — and the rise of Donald Trump Danielle Ryan