Jamie Dettmer covers Europe, the Middle East and global affairs for VOA. In recent years he has been variously based out of Rome, London, Libya, Lebanon and Turkey. A veteran foreign and war correspondent, he has been on the frontlines for VOA in Syria, Libya, Iraq, Lebanon and Ukraine, and has reported, among other major issues, on Europe’s migration influx, the Islamic State terror group, Brexit, the rise of political populism as well as terrorism in Europe.
Dettmer began his career with Britain’s Sunday Telegraph, reporting on Margaret Thatcher and the British House of Commons. He has worked also for Newsweek/Daily Beast, The Times of London, the Scotsman Group, New York Sun, The Hill and Irish Independent. His reporting has appeared in dozens of newspapers, including the Guardian, Glasgow Herald, Evening Standard, South China Morning Post, Canberra Times, the Australian and Canada’s Maclean’s.
He has covered 15 wars in all (so far), the impeachment of Bill Clinton, the fall of the Berlin Wall and parliamentary and presidential elections in the U.S. and more than a dozen European countries. He has headed news bureaus in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Belfast, Kuwait and Rome and reported from Latin America and the Indian sub-continent. He has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, France 24, ABC and BBC. He was an associate producer for the BBC’s award-winning series The Spying Game. A dual US-UK citizen, Jamie graduated from Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge and holds a BA and MA in history and English literature.
Both countries remain adamant in their refusal to approve the bloc’s $2.1 trillion budget while rule-of-law conditions remain in place for countries to receive money from a separate $750 million coronavirus recovery fund?
A wave of Nazi revisionism casting doubt on German war crimes is once again emerging, said Jens-Christian Wagner, director of the memorial at the Buchenwald concentration camp who specializes in the politics of memory?
Hospitals in several parts of Europe, from the Midlands of England to Ukraine, are warning they are reaching the capacity of their intensive care units as a second wave of coronavirus infections unfolds