James Jeffrey

International

The Ethiopian question

What should the US do about the Tigray crisis?

By James Jeffrey

Place

My taste of lockdown freedom on the Camino pilgrimage

I moved constantly between cheap hostels and lived out of plastic shopping bags

By James Jeffrey

Drink

Pita Shack flashback

The bloody horrors that have waylaid Iraq since the 2003 invasion obliterate thoughts of its glorious past

By James Jeffrey

Politics

The Kondo effect in politics

Does our society spark joy?

By James Jeffrey

Place

Texas or Hell

‘You can go to Hell, but I am going to Texas,’ said Davy Crockett. I think he had a point

By James Jeffrey

Place

Addicted to Addis

We downed jugs of turbo, a popular Ethiopian concoction of white wine, beer and Sprite

By James Jeffrey

Middle East

Six poems for Veterans Day

By a British veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts

By James Jeffrey

Middle East

Gunning it into al-Amarah

The insurgents did the sensible thing and left before our armored column arrived

By James Jeffrey

Politics

Buttigieg at home as he ranges into Texas

An upbeat campaign against cynical times

By James Jeffrey

Art

Poems for Memorial Day

From a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq

By James Jeffrey

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