Joshua Kucera is a journalist based in Tbilisi, Georgia.
He has covered the former Soviet Union for more than 15 years, for publications including Slate, The New York Times, and The Atlantic. From 2016-2022 he was the Turkey/Caucasus editor at Eurasianet, managing the coverage of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey.
In his career he has reported from more than 30 countries. He covered the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the 2001 war in Macedonia for Time. He covered the Pentagon for Jane’s Defence Weekly and began his career at the Associated Press bureaus in South Dakota and Virginia.