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Stephen Kinzer

Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning author and foreign correspondent who has covered more than 50 countries on five continents. His articles and books have led the Washington Post to place him “among the best in popular foreign policy storytelling.” He was Latin America correspondent for The Boston Globe, and then spent more than 20 years working for the New York Times, with extended postings in Nicaragua, Germany, and Turkey. He is a visiting fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. His most recent book is “The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War.”

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Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

Can new faces change Washington’s bad habits?

By Stephen Kinzer,

Four young women of color are poised to challenge deep orthodoxies that shape Washington’s bipartisan militarist consensus.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

Trump’s Space Force is a silly but dangerous idea

By Stephen Kinzer,

President Trump’s new branch of the military is a rehash of a troublesome old idea: that we can just take whatever we want.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

How to interfere in a foreign election

By Stephen Kinzer,

American interference in the 1996 Russian election to aid Boris Yeltsin’s victory was hardly secret.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

Putting a stake through fascism as neo-fascism rises

By Stephen Kinzer,

Spain is considering removing the remains of Francisco Franco from his crypt. It’s about time.