Freddy Gray

The incredible silliness of Britain’s Stop Trump movement 

July 4, 2018 3:03 pm

If protesters in London think they can send the President a message, they are mistaken

Trump is ‘vice-signalling’ over immigration – and it’s going to work

June 18, 2018 7:10 pm

Britain’s Windrush scandal shows how outrage over cruel policies can lead to positive polls

Donald Trump does Brexit, Part 1

June 14, 2018 2:24 pm

‘Imagine Trump doing Brexit — what would he do?’ asked the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, at that dinner which was…

What happens when you give Steve Bannon a platform? Fascinating television, apparently

May 24, 2018 8:31 pm

The BBCs segment with the former White House strategist wasnt a gotcha interview and it was the better for it.

Donald Trump pulls out of the Iran deal. Is anyone surprised?

May 8, 2018 7:33 pm

Next stop, regime change, and watch how quickly the Iran hawks start pushing for it.

Is Rudy Giuliani all there?

May 3, 2018 12:05 pm

The evidence suggests not

Donald Trump’s visit is good news for Britain – even if you don’t like him

April 26, 2018 5:36 pm

President Donald Trump and Brexit Britain have a spooky synergy. After all, the last time Donald Trump came to Britain…

The new identity politics is conservative

April 25, 2018 12:16 pm

Celebrity opinion, that awful juggernaut, is beginning to shift. It could take another 30 years before we see any great…

Bombs away: Trump and Macron’s bromance is getting serious

April 12, 2018 1:08 pm

Remember the never-ending handshake? It was 14 July 2017, Bastille Day, and Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump opened their formal…

On foreign policy, Trump is more like Obama than he would like to admit

April 11, 2018 1:32 pm

Both presidents are easily led into conflicts that go against their better instincts

A trade war with China sounds terrifying – but the US is doing the right thing

April 2, 2018 2:44 pm

Nobody likes the sound of trade war, and rightly so. China’s new retaliatory tariffs against US products feel like the…

Revealed: Cambridge Analytica and the passport king

March 27, 2018 2:15 pm

The Cambridge Analytica story is full of hot air. Everybody delights in talking about how scary Facebook is, and lots…

Did Trump appoint John Bolton to distract from his spending bill failure?

March 23, 2018 8:50 am

Another massive America news blizzard yesterday: Trump lawyer quits, tariffs tariffs tariffs, stock-market slide, former alleged mistresses of the President…

Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook is straight from Obama’s playbook

March 18, 2018 5:34 pm

Every few weeks, it seems, Carole Cadwalladr drops a long piece for the Guardian or the Observer about how the…

Rex Tillerson’s sacking isn’t about Russia

March 13, 2018 1:39 pm

Sometimes it’s almost as if Donald Trump wants the world to think he’s a Russian patsy. Yesterday, Rex Tillerson, as…

No, Britain shouldn’t invoke Article 5 of the NATO treaty

March 13, 2018 11:59 am

British Prime Minister Theresa May might regret using such strong language in her statement on the Skripal poisoned spy case…

What can Britain do to punish Russia? Not much

March 12, 2018 11:28 pm

Here is an idea as to how we Brits can respond to Russia over the poison spy case. It’s the…

Surprise, surprise — here comes the tariffs retreat

March 7, 2018 7:00 am

We should by now be used to Trump’s modus operandi. But we aren’t. We should all know the art of…

1,2,3,4 — Trump declares a trade war

March 2, 2018 10:00 am

‘Whatever complicates the world more — I do,’ Donald Trump once said. As President, that still seems to be his…

Trump loses 4th spin doctor as Hope Hicks quits

March 1, 2018 7:30 am

Every week is extraordinary in the Trump administration — but this week seems stranger than most. Matters are rumbling in…

Is Jared Kushner’s power really waning?

February 27, 2018 11:00 am

It was always ridiculous that Jared Kushner, an amiable 37-year-old who had no diplomatic, political or military experience, should have…

The unstoppable gun reform lobby

February 27, 2018 9:55 am

He did not address how he might respond to the inevitable debate that will now consume America over the legality…

The majesty of Vienna

February 22, 2018 4:45 pm

Two things always strike me when I visit Vienna. The first is how easterly the city lies. This was more…

Boris Titov

Boris Titov doesn’t want to be president but he’s still taking on Putin

February 14, 2018 12:30 pm

Boris Titov is running to be president of Russia, but he’s eager to talk himself out of the job. ‘I…

Donald Trump (sort of) says the hardest word

January 26, 2018 9:00 am

Wow. As far as I know, Donald Trump has only apologised twice since he emerged as a presidential candidate in…