Tim Marshall

Tim Marshall is a journalist and author. He was the longstanding foreign affairs editor and then diplomatic editor for Sky News, during which time he reported from thirty countries and covered the events of twelve wars. He has reported from Europe, the United States, (covering three US Presidential Elections), and Asia, as well as from the field in Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia during the Balkan wars of the 1990s. He also reported from the front line during the invasion of Afghanistan and spent time in Iraq, reporting on the country’s transition to democracy. Tim is the author of Prisoners of Geography and the Power of Geography. He writes Geographical’s monthly geopolitical column.


How to see the world: centring the Indo-Pacific

How to see the world: centring the Indo-Pacific

May 25, 2022
Tim Marshall argues that world maps should centre the Indo-Pacific – the world’s new economic and political hub
China’s controversial security deal with the Solomon Islands

China’s controversial security deal with the Solomon Islands

May 4, 2022
Journalist and broadcaster, Tim Marshall, shares his thoughts on the Solomon Islands’ shift towards a security deal with China
Germany’s shifts in foreign policy following the war in Ukraine

Germany’s shifts in foreign policy following the war in Ukraine

Apr 12, 2022
Tim Marshall analyses how Germany’s economic growth became increasingly reliant on Russian energy supplies
Elections in 2022 that will shape the future

Elections in 2022 that will shape the future

Feb 3, 2022
Tim Marshall looks ahead to some of the key elections around the world taking place in 2022 where millions will cast their votes
Shifting geopolitical power in a net-zero world

Shifting geopolitical power in a net-zero world

Jan 22, 2022
Tim Marshall asks how the transition to ‘net zero’ clean energy will affect the world’s geopolitical power map
Tensions mount over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Tensions mount over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

May 13, 2020
Tim Marshall investigates how the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is creating tension between Ethiopia and Egypt.
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