Jonathan Freedland has been a columnist for The Guardian since 1997. He also writes a monthly column for the Jewish Chronicle, as well as presenting BBC Radio 4’s contemporary history series, The Long View. He served for four years as The Guardian’s Washington correspondent and has written for a variety of US publications, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Newsweek. US affairs remain a keen interest, along with British politics and the Middle East. He has written two books, Jacob’s Gift (2005) and Bring Home the Revolution: the Case for a British Republic (1998).