Adam Taylor

Washington, D.C.

Foreign reporter who writes about a variety of subjects

Education: University of Manchester, BA in economics with a focus on international relations; Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, MA

Adam Taylor writes about foreign affairs for The Washington Post. Originally from London, he studied at the University of Manchester and Columbia University.
Latest from Adam Taylor

Ukraine live briefing: War fuels record defense spending in Europe

In February, officials in Kyiv were making plans to attack Moscow — an effort Washington worked to head off, according to leaked documents.

April 24, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Austin says Ukraine to begin training on Abrams tanks; Russia accidentally strikes its own city, state media says

A Russian warplane accidentally fired on the Russian city of Belgorod, the country’s Defense Ministry said, describing it as “an accidental discharge of aviation ammunition.”

April 21, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: NATO chief visits Kyiv, says Ukraine’s ‘rightful place’ is in alliance

Jens Stoltenberg, NATO's secretary general, is in Ukraine for the first time since Russia's invasion began.

April 20, 2023

The biggest revelations from The Post’s document leaks investigation

A leak of hundreds of classified U.S. documents includes assessments of the situation in Ukraine and revelations about the United States spying on allies.

April 20, 2023

Mistaken address shootings echo killing of Japanese teen 30 years ago

The shootings of Ralph Yarl and Kaylin Gillis are similar to the 1992 shooting death of Yoshihiro Hattori, which prompted international anger.

April 20, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Zelensky, Putin make dueling visits to troops; WSJ reporter’s appeal rejected

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited soldiers in Donetsk following a surprise visit to the Luhansk and Kherson regions by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

April 18, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Kremlin critic sentenced to 25 years; U.S. offers resources to investigate alleged Russian war crimes

A Russian court issued its harshest penalty yet to a critic of the Ukraine war. Leaked documents show Egypt backing away from plans to supply rockets to Russia.

April 17, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: China says it won’t send weapons to Russia; suspected U.S. leaker charged

A 21-year-old Massachusetts Air National Guard member is suspected of posting the documents, which included U.S. assessments of Russia and Ukraine's militaries.

April 14, 2023

What we’ve learned from the leaked Pentagon documents

The sensitive subject matter and relative recency are major worries for U.S. officials.

April 13, 2023

Pentagon leak shows perils of spying on your friends

The United States may be collecting too much information, and sharing it with too many people, for it all to remain secret.

April 12, 2023