Carol J Williams

Carol J. Williams is a retired foreign correspondent with 30 years' reporting abroad for the Los Angeles Times and Associated Press. She has reported from more than 80 countries, with a focus on USSR/Russia and Eastern Europe.

The Inslee Distraction Behind Us, Candidates (At All Levels) Can Get On With It

Credit Inslee with early recognition that he is not the candidate to beat Trump. Now his supporters can redirect their energies and contributions to one of the...

This Debate Stopped At The Border: Nothing To Say About Our Place In The World?

Apparently, for all 20 Democrats jockeying for the U.S. presidency in 2020, the world begins with sunrise on the Eastern Seaboard and ends with dusk on the California Coast.

Clamoring For Attention

A quick take on the second 10: My overriding takeaway tonight is that the NBC interviewers did a terrible job of keeping the discourse orderly and respectful. They need to...

No Big Winners, No Big Surprises

My take on tonight's 10, in roughly descending order of performance: 1 - Elizabeth Warren -- met the high expectations of tonight's front runner. Great on gun control, green energy, healthcare and spreading...