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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International Politics
23 August 2007
You certainly wouldn't think there was a crisis. There's no sense that the Bush administration has plunged into a...
Politics
09 August 2007
America, we're always being told on both sides of the Atlantic, is the ultimate classless society: "the richest, freest...
Politics
19 July 2007
I was having breakfast here the other day with John Reid - yes, that one: the one with a Scottish accent who used to be...
Politics
05 July 2007
It was an extraordinary private event. Not a word about it appeared in next day's New York Times or on the evening...
Politics
14 June 2007
I will begin with two Hillary Clinton scoops of my own. Early last summer, I went to a party she was giving at her...
Politics
04 June 2007
I took the train to New York a few days ago - now definitely the only way to go, given the hellishness of travelling by...
Politics
21 May 2007
If 60-year-old Democratic congressman Dennis Kucinich was to abandon politics here, fly across the Atlantic and settle...
UK Politics
14 May 2007
Let us, first, imagine the scene. We are in London and the spring daffodils of 2009 are in full bloom. But the prime...
North America
30 April 2007
If there was anything unique about Cho Seung-Hui, it wasn't that he was a paranoid schizophrenic armed with Walther .22...
Politics
16 April 2007
Yes, I've flown on Ryanair, easyJet, Flybe and so on, and I know they can be pretty ropy. I also know British Airways...
Politics
26 March 2007
It's now the cardinal rule of 21st-century politics: don't send even the most innocuous emails, to absolutely anyone,...
Politics
12 March 2007
They roar in every day, usually direct from the Landstuhl US air-force base in the Rhineland: giant C-17 cargo planes...
Politics
19 February 2007
If only they could get their stories straight. We are told on Sunday by senior US military officials in Baghdad that...
Politics
12 February 2007
I suspect there have been two defining moments in America's long and painful education that a faraway country called...
International Politics
12 February 2007
The wild party is already planned. CBS News has rented out a shop on Calle Ocho, the main drag in Little Havana, Miami...

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