Griff Witte
Correspondent

Griff Witte is the Post’s London bureau chief. He has previously served as the paper’s deputy foreign editor and as the bureau chief in Kabul, Islamabad and Jerusalem. He has covered the downfall of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan, Israel’s war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip and the Egyptian revolution. Before joining the Post, Witte was a reporter for The Miami Herald. He also served as researcher for Steve Coll’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Ghost Wars.

Latest by Griff Witte

Greece’s leftist government sparks fears of a Russian foothold in Europe

Greece’s leftist government sparks fears of a Russian foothold in Europe

The radical party Syriza’s support for Moscow complicates Western efforts to enact new sanctions.

A young, impatient leftist is Greece’s defiant new face

A young, impatient leftist is Greece’s defiant new face

In declaring war on austerity, Alexis Tsirpas leads a movement that is gaining ground in southern Europe.

Radical leftists win as Greece rejects austerity

Radical leftists win as Greece rejects austerity

With millions of voters turning out, the country delivered a historic win to Syriza, a party that could put Greece on a collision course with the rest of Europe.

Greece expected to trigger showdown over austerity measures in Europe

Greece expected to trigger showdown over austerity measures in Europe

Polls show a radical leftist poised to win today, and he’ll want new terms for the nation’s bailout.