Gideon Rachman became chief foreign affairs columnist for the Financial Times in July 2006. He joined the FT after a 15-year career at The Economist, which included spells as a foreign correspondent in Brussels, Washington and Bangkok.
He also edited The Economist’s business and Asia sections. His particular interests include American foreign policy, the European Union and globalisation.
His weekly column is also published by Business Day newspaper and BDlive.