About Author

Thomas Westbrook

(Joseph) Thomas Westbrook is a staff writer and editor for the Harvard International Review. He contributes primarily to the Reviews and Global Notebook boards.

The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World, by Joel K. Bourne Jr.
Environment, Reviews, Science & Technology

The End Allegedly Still Nigh

Review of The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World Thomas Robert Malthus shares an unenviable place in public thought with men...
Mural on Israeli Wall
36(3) Spring 2015, Middle East, Politics, Reviews, Security

Trapped Within Walls

A Review of Avi Shlaim’s The Iron Wall Anyone who claims to understand the Arab-Israeli conflict is either badly mistaken or has spent several decades...
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama, by Christopher Michel. CC BY 2.0
Americas, Analysis, Asia, East Asia, Europe, Global Notebook, North America, Politics, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Western Europe

An Inconvenient Guest: Who’s Been Denying the Dalai Lama a Visa and Why

South Africa’s government found itself in a bit of trouble this October. The Dalai Lama, scheduled to attend the 14th World Peace Summit in...