James Gibney

James Gibney  is an editor at Bloomberg Opinion and a former U.S. Foreign Service officer.


How genre-bending tales of espionage emerged from a childhood of pain, anger, and deception

by James Gibney | Thursday, December 08, 2022

War by Other Means

Subverting governments with lies is nothing new

by James Gibney | Monday, March 02, 2020

The Great Summing Up

The volumes that compiled the knowledge and spirit of an age

by James Gibney | Monday, June 06, 2016

Big Thinker

The diplomat who argued for “containment”—and lived to regret it

by James Gibney | Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Growing Up in a Troubled Neighborhood

Kai Bird’s Middle East Memories and Meditations

by James Gibney | Tuesday, June 01, 2010


Is the search for truth compatible with the fight for justice?

by James Gibney | Friday, June 03, 2011