Reid Standish

Reid Standish is associate editor, digital, at Foreign Policy. Reid writes on Russia, Ukraine, and Central Asia and is the newsroom’s digital point person. He has lived in and reported from Finland, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Ukraine, where he covered everything from Santa Claus to drug trafficking. A native of British Columbia, he holds a B.A. in international studies from Simon Fraser University and an M.A. from the University of Glasgow.


Central Asia’s Autocrats Welcome the Age of Trump

The Trump administration’s narrow focus on fighting the Islamic State could see human rights take a back seat as Washington embraces unsavory allies.

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‘It Could Have Easily Been Me’: Why Thousands Joined Protests Against Trump’s Immigration Ban

Military translators, former diplomats, students, and thousands more protested against Trump’s controversial immigration ban over the weekend. Here’s why.


Is a Trump Presidency Really a Big Win for Putin?

The Russian leader now has a sympathetic president in Washington, but he should be wary of the problems Donald Trump could bring to Moscow.

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