David Ignatius, Washington Post

David Ignatius

Washington Post

Washington, DC, United States

Contact David

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

Recent:
  • Washington Post
Past:
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • nwfdailynews
  • Herald-Tribune
  • Daily Herald
  • North Jersey News
  • CJOnline
  • The Town Talk
  • Newsmax
  • Brainerd Dispatch
  • HNN
  • and more…

Recent articles by David:

How the war in Ukraine has remade Europe

The triumphalism of the moment might be premature, but the changed mind-set on Russia runs deep. → Read More

Russia, drawn deeper into Ukraine, loses grip on conflict on its periphery

Russia’s failure to broker peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan underscores how the Ukraine war has hindered Moscow’s power along its borders. → Read More

The West should hunker down against Putin’s latest aggression

Patience is the West's secret weapon. → Read More

4 years after Khashoggi’s murder, assaults on press freedom are getting worse

Press freedom is a global problem — and that truth-tellers everywhere need our support → Read More

Chat with David Ignatius about the war in Ukraine and foreign affairs

David's Q&A with readers starts at 12 p.m. ET on Monday. Submit your questions now. → Read More

To confront Putin, Biden should study the Cuban missile crisis

Biden should draw a firm line — JFK never wavered on his demand that Soviet missiles be removed from Cuba — but also look for ways to de-escalate. → Read More

Putin’s annexation plan is desperate and dangerous

The boxed-in Russian leader faces only bad options — with grave risks for the world. → Read More

The U.N. is getting Ukraine surprisingly right

Despite Russia's Security Council veto, the body has found effective ways to make a difference. → Read More

What if the United States loses the AI race against China?

A new report spearheaded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt details the worrying stakes. → Read More

Will Putin survive this blunder in Ukraine? David Ignatius answered your questions.

David's Q&A with readers starts at 12 p.m. ET on Monday. Read the transcript now. → Read More

Beware the emerging alliance between Russia and Iran

Russia is using Iranian drones, and Iran is helping Russia evade sanctions. This could be a game-changer in Ukraine. → Read More

China wants to ‘reduce misunderstanding’ with the U.S. It could start by talking.

Beijing wants to have it both ways as a superpower: Flexing its muscles without being seen as a bully. → Read More

There are too many wild cards to forecast the Ukraine war

The ultimate outcome of this bloody conflict remains uncertain. → Read More

Putin’s long game in Ukraine may not play out as he predicts

The Russian leader is betting that he can exhaust his adversaries and win in Ukraine. But if the West remains resolute in imposing sanctions, its long game could beat Putin's. → Read More

On eve of Biden visit, a court case shows the limits of Saudi tolerance

As the United States reengages with the kingdom, is Saudi Arabia ready to bury past feuds? Its dismissive language in a U.S.-based lawsuit suggests not. → Read More

A daring flight to safety — and a story Biden should tell MBS

Father and son manage to slip a Saudi travel ban. → Read More

Nearly every American has a foreboding the country they love is losing its way

What does our national portrait look like on this Independence Day? → Read More

NATO is united on Ukraine. Good, but plenty could still go wrong.

Slow weapons delivery to Ukraine, political fatigue among allies and unwise provocations could shift the advantage to Russia. → Read More

Chat with David Ignatius about the war in Ukraine and foreign affairs

David's Q&A with readers starts at 12 p.m. ET on Monday. Submit your questions now. → Read More

Semiconductor legislation failures show why the U.S. struggles to compete

Where is the urgency to help the critical U.S. semiconductor industry keep pace with China? → Read More