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Paul Wood

Paul Wood was a BBC foreign correspondent for 25 years, in Belgrade, Athens, Cairo, Jerusalem, Kabul and Washington DC. He has won numerous awards, including two US Emmys for his coverage of the Syrian civil war.

Politics

But seriously: will Trump refuse to leave?

A big Biden win is the only way to minimize civil strife

By Paul Wood

Politics

The hostages’ president

For all his faults, Trump cares about captive Americans

By Paul Wood

Politics

Pardon Edward Snowden

Trump may pardon the NSA ‘whistleblower’ who revealed the US government’s illegal mass surveillance

By Paul Wood

Middle East

The mood in Lebanon is for revolution

Before the blast, corruption had spread like a malignant tumor

By Paul Wood

Politics

The war for your mind

The Russians are coming. Again

By Paul Wood

Middle East

How much worse can things get for Lebanon?

Sectarian tensions could rise following today’s devastating explosion

By Paul Wood

How rich is Trump?

We’ll have to wait to find out. Meanwhile, Russia..

By Paul Wood

Politics

Prodigal son-in-law

Who is the real Jared Kushner?

By Paul Wood

Politics

The trouble with Brad Parscale

What if you push the buttons that worked before and nothing happens?

By Paul Wood

China

Wuhdunnit? We have only suspicions, not proof

The idea that the virus is man-made is not just a crazy theory that Trump got from one of his golf buddies

By Paul Wood

China

Ma Jian: China’s regime is ‘stronger than ever’

The dissident author Ma Jian on China after the virus

By Paul Wood

Europe

Should we be testing everyone in Britain?

Only the infectious would have to be kept at home

By Paul Wood

Politics

What if a virus were ever used as a WMD?

We ain’t seen nothing yet

By Paul Wood

A waste of 19 years

The US withdrawal doesn’t mean peace in Afghanistan

By Paul Wood

Middle East

Will coronavirus lead to a US war with Iran?

Tehran’s virus troubles could allow Shia militias to attack US forces in Iraq

By Paul Wood

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