Ed Warner

Veteran Journalist

From Tajikistan to Mexico

Paul Biya has been President of Cameroon for 42 years. Ali Khamenei has been Supreme Leader of Iran for 36 years. Denis Sassou Nguesso has ruled the Republic of the Congo for 33 years. That makes Emomali Rahmon something of a youngster. He has been in charge of post-Communist Tajikistan for a mere 27 years, […]

The Beaver Rage

Fashions change, thanks goodness. In 18th century London, no self-respecting gentleman would have been without his beaver hat, a much admired fur that also went into various articles of clothing and blankets. Given the profits involved, many adventurous Englishmen headed for the American West in search of this valuable prey, at the same time contributing to and sometimes leading […]

The Katyn Lie

War is death to the truth. Any plausible lie will do to advance the cause of one side or the other. An example is the Soviet execution of some 22 thousand Polish officers at Katyn forest as it cemented its rule following the 1939 pact with Nazi Germany – one after another shot in the […]

Osceola of Florida

No trouble knowing who is honored at the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. But what about Osceola Street in Stuart, Florida? I asked some passersby if they could identify the man whose name is attached to a main avenue in the town. One after another couldn’t until a woman suggested, “Maybe an Indian.”

The Real Wall

When is a wall not a wall? When it’s a fence. A semantic confusion. We’re not sure what is being built along the U.S.-Mexican border, but politically speaking, the word “wall” packs a punch for both sides, for and against, useful for rallying supporters, fanning the flames, winning some votes. Never mind reality.

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"Master of Narrative"

~Ted Lipien


This website contains the collected works, recent articles and continuing blog posts from veteran journalist Ed Warner who has been reporting for more than 55 years. Ed wrote for Time Magazine from 1958-1982 and wrote, edited and reported for the Voice of America from 1983-2005. He continues to freelance today and his articles have appeared in The American Conservative and on AntiWar.com and other news websites. More...

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