Erik D'Amato

Erik D'Amato

Erik D’Amato is a New York-based writer and corporate intelligence operative, and the author of The Little Book of Left-Right Equivalence.

Time for Less Long-Term Thinking About China

Time for Less Long-Term Thinking About China

Today, an old friend and former colleague of mine, the Canadian diplomat and political analyst Michael Kovrig, will mark a horrifying milestone: 1,000 days in detention in a Beijing jail, held as a human bargaining chip. With the conviction last month on spurious espionage charges of another Canadian detained

Erik D'Amato
Erik D'Amato
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20 Hungarian Lessons the West Is Still Missing

20 Hungarian Lessons the West Is Still Missing

I lived in Budapest from 1999 to 2014, and for 10 of those years I ran a nonpartisan daily news service focused on Hungarian politics. For me, and for the small number of foreign journalists and analysts based in Hungary in the years before Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s 2010

Erik D'Amato
Erik D'Amato
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