Tim Marshall

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Tim is a leading authority on foreign affairs and has reported from more than 30 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and North America.

During the 2011 ‘Arab Spring’ Tim covered stories from Tunisia and Libya, and was part of the reporting team awarded a Golden Nymph award for its dramatic TV coverage from Egypt.

He has covered the wars in Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Lebanon.

Tim has previously been Diplomatic Correspondent, Middle East Correspondent and Europe Correspondent for the channel before being made Foreign Affairs Editor.

Tim is also the author of ‘Shadowplay’, a best-selling (and award-winning) chronicle of the Kosovo War and the overthrow of Slobodan Milosevic.

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Articles by Tim Marshall

  1. So Just Who Is The Muslim Brotherhood?

    Posted by - Tim Marshall, Diplomatic Editor. It fears the repression of radical members in Egypt may have driven some to take up residence in Britain. The domestic intelligence agency MI5 will take the lead in the investigation, but Prime Minister ...

  2. Ukraine Crisis Influenced By Ailing Economy

    Posted by - Tim Marshall, Diplomatic Editor. Having overthrown the government of Viktor Yanukovych, the new powers in Kiev are not about to receive the $15bn bailout Moscow had offered to keep Ukraine leaning eastwards. President Putin might also decide that ...

  3. Ukraine Protest Hotspots Are Threat To Regime

    Posted by - Tim Marshall, Diplomatic Editor. However, the route to taking the centre sometimes has to pass through, or even begin, in the provinces. A recent example is Benghazi in Libya; an older one is Timisoara in Romania. Which brings ...

  4. Ukraine: Battle For Divided Country Runs Deep

    Posted by - Tim Marshall, Diplomatic Editor. The recent demonstrations risk widening the divisions. They began when the Ukrainian President pulled out of an economic deal with the EU and instead signed an agreement with Russia. This infuriated the large section ...

  5. African Anti-Gay Laws Are Damaging US Ties

    Posted by - Tim Marshall. The leaders of both countries believe that homosexuality is a sickness; one says it might exist in the West because of "abnormal breeding". When such scientifically stupid views come from the top, it's no surprise ...

  6. In Uganda And Nigeria Homosexuality Is Banned

    Posted by - Tim Marshall. The leaders of both countries believe that homosexuality is a sickness; one says it might exist in the West because of "abnormal breeding".  When such scientifically stupid views come from the top,  it's no surprise ...

  7. Venezuela Demonstrations Reach Boiling Point

    Posted by - Tim Marshall, Diplomatic Editor. Three US diplomats have been expelled and an arrest warrant issued for opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez. The demonstrations have grown in intensity over the past two weeks. They are partially a response to an ...

  8. Syrian Army Gains Ground In Key Region

    Posted by - Tim Marshall, Diplomatic Editor. Government forces are fighting to retake control of the rebel-held town of Yabroud near the border with Lebanon. Yabroud is the last opposition stronghold in the mountainous Qalamoun region. Whichever side controls Qalamoun can ...

  9. 'An Iranian Fleet Is Heading To US' Or Is It?

    Posted by - Tim Marshall, Diplomatic Editor. In reality, two Iranian ships are heading in the direction of the US. They may or may not get that far. In the extraordinarily unlikely event that they adopted a hostile stance they could ...

  10. Switzerland Referendum Has Wider Implications

    Posted by - Tim Marshall, Diplomatic Editor. "In Switzerland they had brotherly love - they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock." They are very good cuckoo clocks, and after this weekend's referendum ...

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