Paul Wood

jared kushner

Prodigal son-in-law

July 3, 2020 12:12 am

Who is the real Jared Kushner?

brad parscale

The trouble with Brad Parscale

June 28, 2020 2:21 pm

What if you push the buttons that worked before and nothing happens?

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Wuhdunnit? We have only suspicions, not proof

May 31, 2020 4:55 pm

The idea that the virus is man-made is not just a crazy theory that Trump got from one of his golf buddies

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Ma Jian: China’s regime is ‘stronger than ever’

May 11, 2020 3:05 pm

The dissident author Ma Jian on China after the virus

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Should we be testing everyone in Britain?

April 30, 2020 12:00 am

Only the infectious would have to be kept at home

wmd virus

What if a virus were ever used as a WMD?

April 20, 2020 12:56 pm

We ain’t seen nothing yet

afghanistan

A waste of 19 years

April 12, 2020 12:28 pm

The US withdrawal doesn’t mean peace in Afghanistan

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Will coronavirus lead to a US war with Iran?

March 13, 2020 6:53 am

Tehran’s virus troubles could allow Shia militias to attack US forces in Iraq

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How far will Trump go in Iran?

January 29, 2020 4:08 pm

The Tehran students were chanting in the streets: ‘Our enemy is right here, they’re lying that it’s America’

favor

What does ‘do us a favor’ mean?

January 16, 2020 3:14 am

It would be interesting to hear from Parnas and from Giuliani, from Hyde and from Bolton

fierce revenge

Iran begins its ‘fierce revenge’

January 7, 2020 5:53 pm

The question now is what Trump’s next move will be

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Pax Russica: as Trump abandons Syria’s Kurds, Russia is ready to expand its empire

October 17, 2019 2:39 pm

The president has always said he wants to get America out of foreign wars. But is he playing into Putin’s hands?

felix sater

Felix Sater, superspy

October 14, 2019 1:53 pm

Should we believe Trump’s former business partner?

kurds

The US will pay for abandoning the Kurds

October 7, 2019 3:57 pm

Trump’s credibility gap

katharine gun

Katharine Gun: the spy who tried to stop the Iraq war

September 12, 2019 12:17 pm

As a young translator at GCHQ, she leaked a secret email

jared kushner nobel

Hold the Nobel

August 21, 2019 3:03 pm

Even before Trump and Kushner unveil their Middle East peace plan, the ‘deal of the century’ is dead

lebanon

Lebanon: the world’s best failed state

August 1, 2019 10:46 am

However bad things get, most Lebanese I speak to believe that at least they won’t get dragged into another war with Israel

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Mueller testifies – Trump wins

July 24, 2019 5:07 pm

The special counsel’s performance evokes sympathy – but the president emerges stronger as a result

mueller

What to ask Mueller

July 19, 2019 6:47 am

The special counsel, like Garbo, just wants to be left alone. But his report leaves some very important questions unanswered

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Trump’s Iran gamble

June 21, 2019 2:20 pm

Will the first consequence of a US attack on Iran be war between Israel and Lebanon?

obstruction

The Mueller report: if not collusion, then obstruction?

April 18, 2019 2:55 pm

The 400-page document has provided plenty of ammunition for Trump’s enemies

mueller report

What to expect from the Mueller report 

April 18, 2019 3:41 am

Four hundred pages is a long report. No doubt Trump will find things in it he likes

barr

Barr investigates the investigators

April 11, 2019 4:03 am

The Trump administration’s counter-attack might be bad news for Christopher Steele

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How did the media get the Trump-Russia story so wrong?

March 27, 2019 11:53 am

For some in Washington, Mueller was a cross between Superman and Santa Claus

islamic state

‘The Islamic State will never die’

March 20, 2019 11:35 am

Their territory is gone but the jihadis are always with us