Patrick L. Smith

Patrick Smith is Salon’s foreign affairs columnist. A longtime correspondent abroad, chiefly for the International Herald Tribune and The New Yorker, he is also an essayist, critic and editor. His most recent books are “Time No Longer: Americans After the American Century” (Yale, 2013) and Somebody Else’s Century: East and West in a Post-Western World (Pantheon, 2010). Follow him @thefloutist. His web site is

John Kerry, Sergey Lavrov
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Ashton Carter
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Ben Rhodes
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders
Donald Trump
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Brussels Attacks
Vladimir Putin, Hillary Clinton
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