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

Washington’s Open Hand to Narendra Modi

The U.S. sees India as a counterweight to China, but the relationship transcends that common rivalry.

Sweden’s Stalled NATO Bid, Explained

Turkey and Hungary resist mounting pressure to approve Sweden’s membership in the alliance.

Ukraine’s Battle for Capitol Hill

The future of American aid to the embattled nation will be shaped by the counteroffensive now underway.

Russia, Iran Escalate in Syria

New reports detail a coordinated effort to target U.S. troops and allies.

Explainer: Turkey Today

Turkey's nationalist rule continues.

An Anticlimactic End to the Debt Ceiling Saga

Plus: Revisiting Pakistan’s recent political upheaval.

Pakistan’s Political Crisis, Explained

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s arrest sparked violence and uncertainty about the country’s political future.

Recep Tayipp Erdoğan Notches Another Victory

Turkey’s longest-serving leader cements his nationalist rule.

The Mysterious Battle of Belgorod, Explained

Groups of armed Russian exiles are bringing the fight to their home country.

A City—and a Warlord—Under Siege

How the fight for Bakhmut became the venue for a Russian power struggle.