Robert Philpot is a freelance journalist and writer. He mainly covers British and American politics and history. He writes regularly for the Jewish Chronicle and the Times of Israel, as well as for Progress magazine, for which he is a contributing editor. His articles have appeared in The Spectator, the New Statesman, the Sunday Times, The Guardian, Standpoint, The Tablet, The Forward and History Today. He is a former editor of Progress magazine and was also commissioning editor for the think tank, Policy Network. He also previously served as a special adviser in the Northern Ireland Office and Cabinet Office.