Patrick Lawrence

Patrick Lawrence is Salon’s foreign affairs columnist. A longtime correspondent abroad, chiefly for the International Herald Tribune and The New Yorker, he is an essayist, critic, editor and contributing writer at The Nation. His most recent book is “Time No Longer: Americans After the American Century”. Follow him on Twitter. Support him at His web site is

Behind this week's Russia headlines: A mystery, a leap to conclusions and a fateful turn Patrick Lawrence
Trump's summit with Kim could be a breakthrough — if the generals allow it to happen Patrick Lawrence
Team Trump seems bent on undoing the Iran deal: So what happens next? Patrick Lawrence
Syria's tragedy, America's crime: The collapse of national sovereignty Patrick Lawrence
Bibi's downfall: Is the most dangerous man in the Middle East done for? Patrick Lawrence
A major opening at the Pyeongchang Olympics — but not from Mike Pence Patrick Lawrence
More than a muckraker: Robert Parry believed in the possibilities of our craft Patrick Lawrence
Now the U.S. is playing spoiler role in Korea, Syria and elsewhere. But why? Patrick Lawrence
A critical moment in Korea: Will the U.S. give peace a chance? Patrick Lawrence
American global "leadership": Under Trump, now less than ever Patrick Lawrence
New hope on the Korean peninsula, believe it or not Patrick Lawrence
Seeing the unseen in Ukraine: Why is America sending arms? Patrick Lawrence
Trump and Haley's "America First": Same old policy, made worse Patrick Lawrence
Trump's Jerusalem fumble: If the U.S. is out as a Mideast broker, who's in? Patrick Lawrence
Trump and Jerusalem: Will his "hard power" realism backfire bigly? Patrick Lawrence