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James Kirchick

James Kirchick

Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution

James Kirchick is a journalist and foreign correspondent currently based in Washington. He is a visiting fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe and Project on International Order and Strategy at the Brookings Institution, a correspondent for The Daily Beast and a columnist for Tablet. He is a widely published journalist, and a frequent contributor to a wide array of publications including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Politico, and The Atlantic among many others. James Kirchick has worked at The New Republic, where he covered domestic politics, lobbying, intelligence, and American foreign policy. After that, he moved to Prague to become writer-at-large for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, where he wrote about the politics and cultures of the 21 countries in RFE/RL’s broadcast region. His first book, The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age is published by Yale University Press.
Updated: August 31, 2021