Author Archive

Tom McTague

Tom McTague is a London-based staff writer at The Atlantic, and co-author of "Betting the House: The Inside Story of the 2017 Election."
Ideas

The Pandemic’s Geopolitical Aftershocks Are Coming

Western capitals aren’t just worried about the risk of a resurgence in coronavirus cases.

Ideas

Britain and America Have a China Problem

London’s and Washington’s differing assessments of Beijing’s rise point to deeper issues between the two countries.

Ideas

Donald Trump Stumbles Into a Foreign-Policy Triumph

The president, however inadvertently, may be reminding the world of the reality of international relations.

Threats

Britain’s Secret War With Russia

The poisoning of a double agent sparked an intelligence and PR battle between London and Moscow, the details of which are only now emerging.