Adam Taylor

Washington, D.C.

Foreign reporter who writes about a variety of subjects

Education: University of Manchester, BA in economics with a focus on international relations; Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, MA

Adam Taylor writes about foreign affairs for The Washington Post. Originally from London, he studied at the University of Manchester and Columbia University.
Latest from Adam Taylor

WHO members condemn Russia, warn its voting rights could be stripped

Ukraine’s successful resolution raises the possibility that Russia could be suspended from the assembly if attacks on hospitals and clinics continue.

May 26, 2022

How countries around the world have responded to mass shootings

Australia, Britain, Canada and New Zealand all enacted more restrictive gun legislation following mass shootings.

May 26, 2022

Ex-leaders call for global anti-corruption court to tackle Putin, more

Forty-two former presidents and prime ministers added their signatures to a growing list that calls for the creation of an International Anti-Corruption Court.

May 25, 2022

Three theories on Biden’s repeated Taiwan gaffes

Over the course of just nine months, President Biden has said at least three times that the United States would militarily defend Taiwan in the event of an invasion. And administration officials have thrice now walked back these statements.

May 24, 2022

Global health talks clouded by conspiracy theories about pandemic treaty

The unfounded theory accuses the World Health Organization of conspiring to take power from national governments.

May 22, 2022

    5 problems behind the global cost-of-living crisis

    In some countries, distinct factors are in play, such as Brexit and tax hikes in Britain. But a range of problems that cut across borders are driving inflation globally.

    May 20, 2022

    European countries confirm more than 70 monkeypox cases

    Cases have been reported in North America and Australia, too.

    May 20, 2022

    N. Korea won’t accept help to stave off coronavirus crisis, experts fear

    While it is too late to blunt the force of the country’s first wave with vaccines, there are other provisions that could be donated. But it is not clear whether North Korea would accept such offers.

    May 19, 2022

      Why Finland and Sweden weren’t previously part of NATO

      For decades, the two Nordic countries remained nonaligned. Now they have both requested to join NATO.

      May 18, 2022

      Victory Day unfolds quietly in Ukraine as Putin defends invasion

      Russia's president spoke from Moscow's Red Square. Fighting continues in Mariupol, Odessa and Kherson.

      May 17, 2022