Jake Wallis Simons

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Jake Wallis Simons is a novelist, journalist and broadcaster who is currently employed as Associate Global Editor at Mail Online and, as a foreign affairs reporter and commentator, he has contributed previously to publications such as The Times, The Guardian, BBC Radio 4, and The Daily Telegraph.[1]

Creative Writing

Educated at St Peter's College, Oxford, Jake Wallis Simons holds a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, and has published award-winning novels, including "The Exiled Times of a Tibetan Jew" and "The English German Girl". As ‘Jake Simons’, he is the author of a thriller about the Mossad "The Pure".[2]

EU 'breaking international law'

In February 2015, Jake Wallis Simons wrote a Mail Online article asserting that the European Union is 'breaking international law by funding illegal West Bank building projects'. A critic called the article highly tendentious because it failed to state that the legal “authority” it quoted, Alan Baker, is himself an illegal settler.[3]

Antisemitism debate

On 29 April 2016, Jake Wallis Simons participated in a live Sky Television debate on antisemitism with former diplomat Craig Murray.[4] A transcript is available on Craig Murray's blog.[5]


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