Charlotte Lawson

Charlotte Lawson is a reporter at The Dispatch and currently based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Prior to joining the company in 2020, she studied history and global security at the University of Virginia. When Charlotte is not keeping up with foreign policy and world affairs, she is probably trying to hone her photography skills.

Charlotte Lawson

The Sweep: Voting, Explained

Plus: Chris Stirewalt paints by numbers.

The Sweep: Coast-to-Coast

From California’s recall effort against Governor Newsom to the race to succeed Mayor Bill de Blasio in New York.

Clubhouse Is a Hit With Celebrities. Can It Be a Tool for Activists?

Mandarin speakers connected with users in mainland China, until the CCP caught on.

Who Is Behind the Thwarted Attacks on Riyadh?

Among the groups who could be responsible, two are backed by Iran.

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Iran Is Already Testing the Incoming Biden Administration

By ramping up its uranium enrichment, the Islamic Republic is signalling a willingness to escalate hostilities.

Trump Imposed Sanctions on Turkey. What Will It Accomplish?

It might be too little, too late, as Recep Erdogan has decided to work more closely with Russia.

How Women Led the Way as the GOP Made Gains in the House

The GOP will have a record number of female members in the new Congress.

Kabul Violence Highlights Failure of Afghan Peace Process

A breakthrough between the Taliban and the government seems unlikely.