Paul Wood

Paul Wood is a journalist for the BBC. He was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize in 2017.

Middle East

What did Kushner know about Khashoggi?

President Trump’s son-in-law was close with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

By Paul Wood

Politics

Stop the real steal

Is this Trump’s biggest con yet?

By Paul Wood

International

Retreat or defeat: can Biden extricate the US from Afghanistan?

‘If one soldier stays behind, we will continue our jihad’

By Paul Wood

Politics

Biden’s speech impediment

The President-elect has honesty issues

By Paul Wood

Middle East

Iran vs the rest: the Middle East has reached a tipping point

The nuclear deal, Biden’s presidency and peace in the Middle East all depend on what happens in the next six weeks

By Paul Wood

Politics

The inevitability of Trump 2024

As long as there is an audience, he will go on

By Paul Wood

Middle East

Will Israel attack Iran before Trump leaves office?

How Netanyahu might gamble on the ‘line from Auschwitz to Natanz’

By Paul Wood

Politics

Donald Trump is preparing to strike his greatest deal yet

The race is much tighter than expected

By Paul Wood

Politics

Michael Cohen: ‘I lied for Trump, but that doesn’t make me a liar’

‘Whatever he wanted done, I would do, no matter how dishonest or dishonorable’

By Paul Wood

Politics

But seriously: will Trump refuse to leave?

A big Biden win is the only way to minimize civil strife

By Paul Wood

Politics

The hostages’ president

For all his faults, Trump cares about captive Americans

By Paul Wood

Politics

Pardon Edward Snowden

Trump may pardon the NSA ‘whistleblower’ who revealed the US government’s illegal mass surveillance

By Paul Wood

Middle East

The mood in Lebanon is for revolution

Before the blast, corruption had spread like a malignant tumor

By Paul Wood

Politics

The war for your mind

The Russians are coming. Again

By Paul Wood

Middle East

How much worse can things get for Lebanon?

Sectarian tensions could rise following today’s devastating explosion

By Paul Wood

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