Griff Witte

Bureau chiefLondon

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High-profile break-ups and generous settlements have made the city a magnet for non-breadwinners.

  • Dec 25, 2014

Interview with former British Quantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg.

  • Dec 15, 2014

And Moazzam Begg fears it is only a matter of time before he is arrested again.

  • Dec 14, 2014

Report’s documentation of abuses makes allies uncomfortable, adversaries gleeful.

  • Dec 9, 2014

The unusually strong language from a leading economic group shows how much austerity pain still looms.

  • Dec 4, 2014

There’s virtually no way to visit Calais without coming into contact with the 2,500 migrants (and more each day) who have inundated this city of 75,000.

  • Nov 26, 2014

Asylum-seeking refugees are stuck on the watery border between two of the planet’s most affluent nations.

  • Nov 26, 2014

The incidents are part of a pattern of aggressive Russian behavior that has radiated across Europe.

  • Nov 23, 2014

Washington Post London Bureau Chief Griff Witte sat down for interviews with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja in Helsinki.

  • Nov 23, 2014

The political establishment in Britain is eroding, leaving others to set the agenda of upcoming elections.

  • Nov 19, 2014
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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."
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