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James Reinl

UN/US correspondent

New York

James is The National’s UN correspondent in New York, where he writes about diplomacy, aid work, peacekeeping and geopolitics. He has reported on everything from Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry to Somalia’s mental health crisis, weaving together potent human interest stories with trenchant analysis. Previously, he has worked for the BBC, Al Jazeera English, Foreign Policy and others, with assignments across North America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and his native Britain. He has won global media awards for reporting on immigration during the 2016 US election, the Westgate terror siege, human rights abuses in Iran, the endgame to Sri Lanka’s civil war, and the slow recovery from Haiti’s earthquake.