Andrew Stephen was appointed US Editor of the New Statesman in 2001, having been its Washington correspondent and weekly columnist since 1998. He is a regular contributor to BBC news programs and to The Sunday Times Magazine. He has also written for a variety of US newspapers including The New York Times Op-Ed pages. He came to the US in 1989 to be Washington Bureau Chief of The Observer and in 1992 was made Foreign Correspondent of the Year by the American Overseas Press Club for his coverage.

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Politics
21 February 2008
You can't even take your dog for a walk in Georgetown without seeing them. The signs for Senator Barack Obama's...
Politics
06 February 2008
So we lost the 2008 US presidential election. The world, I mean. Whether it is to be President McCain or Obama or...
Lifestyle
31 January 2008
To use a favourite American acronym, WWJD - What Would Jesus Do - in this year's presi dential election? For which...
Politics
29 January 2008
It had been one of the most enthralling days in American politics for years. In the morning, that veteran old...
Politics
24 January 2008
On Monday 28 January, the increasingly pathetic figure of George W Bush will make his way slowly down the centre aisle...
Politics
10 January 2008
We at the New Statesman must take some of the blame, I suppose. Barack Obama had been a senator for just ten months in...
Politics
04 January 2008
I’ve done more than my fair share of tramping the streets of Iowa and bracing the snow of New Hampshire in the past,...
International Politics
03 January 2008
Poor, poor Americans. They just can't help f*****g up the world, just as predictably as Philip Larkin's parents f****d...
World Affairs
13 December 2007
It's that time of year again. No, not just Christmas, but the annual ritual of US-based British journalists ridiculing...
Human Rights
22 November 2007
It was yet another example of America leading the world. Barbarous countries around the globe still put prisoners to...
Politics
08 November 2007
This time next year we'll finally know. True, even then we will still be stuck with two-and-a-half more months of...
World Affairs
25 October 2007
You have to drive 223 miles north-west of New Orleans and deep into the heart of Louisiana before you finally reach the...
Human Rights
04 October 2007
Before the beginning of summer I had my annual medical. It was only a matter of seconds before my doctor, a decent old...
International Politics
13 September 2007
The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy John J Mearsheimer...
Politics
06 September 2007
How things change. It was less than three years ago that the British embassy here put on a ludicrously lavish...

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