Alice Speri writes about U.S. foreign policy, abuses by military and security forces, and the repression of dissent. She has reported from Palestine, Haiti, El Salvador, Colombia, and across the United States. She is originally from Italy and lives in the Bronx.
Israel Tightens Restrictions on Travel to the Occupied Territories
A new 97-page directive is aimed at restricting the flow of foreigners of Palestinian descent and others who want to visit the West Bank.
The Left in Europe Confronts NATO’s Resurgence After Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
Russia’s brutal invasion complicates the left’s decadeslong effort to untangle Europe from the U.S.-led military alliance.
Women and Journalists Are Targets of Violence in Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan, Report Says
Violence between the Taliban, the Islamic State, and other armed groups is also on the rise, according to the report from two NGOs.
Russia’s Newest Weapon in Ukraine May Be Mercenaries Linked to Putin
There is limited evidence that mercenaries from Russia’s Wagner Group are in Ukraine — but that may be about to change.