US Politics

Trump flings Putin in his critics’ faces

July 20, 2018 2:55 pm

The Russian president may yet come to Washington, DC, which will only make them madder.

The tragedy of the neocons

July 20, 2018 11:44 am

It’s the cognitive dissonance, stupid!

Johnson & Johnson talcum powder verdicts rub justice the wrong way

July 20, 2018 10:18 am

There's no evidence talcum powder is a carcinogen, but the $4.69 billion payout from a specious lawsuit implies otherwise.

Adam Smith analysed human behaviour, not economics, says Simon Heffer

July 19, 2018 1:01 pm

Jesse Norman debunks several myths about the founding father of economics.

Channel 4 doesn’t do ‘news’ in any meaningful sense of the word – it’s pure propaganda

July 19, 2018 12:51 pm

Gone are the days when political interviewers were dispassionate seekers-after-truth on a mission to get the best out of their subjects.

Steve Bannon: ‘We have to end the Cold War with Russia’

July 18, 2018 6:38 pm

The former White House strategist thinks China poses a much greater threat.

Why did Trump choose to parrot Putin on Montenegro?

July 18, 2018 6:33 pm

The tiny Balkan country of scarcely more than 600,000 people is known mostly for its sunny Adriatic beaches - so why is Trump portraying it as a threat?

Two out of three ain’t bad: Jetlagged Trump’s European roadshow, reviewed

July 18, 2018 5:44 pm

Is the likeliest explanation of Trump’s U-turn really that he’s a Russian agent?

Trump’s fawning performance in Helsinki has only lent credence to the worst theories about him

July 18, 2018 3:04 am

The legacy of his presidency may be to fortify suspicions of Moscow and his chum Putin.

Why does Teen Vogue applaud when Ash Sarkar says she’s ‘literally a communist’?

July 17, 2018 3:05 pm

It’s astounding to ignore the millions of wasted lives, from the wastelands of Siberia to the blackened piles of human skulls in Cambodia.

Donald Trump’s fight is against globalisation and the left – not Vladimir Putin

July 17, 2018 10:37 am

History somehow isn’t moving toward its predetermined end, and this has driven Western liberals completely mad. The theatrical overreaction to…

After flirting with Putin, is Trump putting ‘America first’?

July 16, 2018 8:09 pm

The Helsinki summit, which was intended to smooth relations with Moscow, is having the reverse effect.

Meet Michiko Kakutani, the conservative

July 16, 2018 2:38 pm

The former New York Times reviewer’s study of truth reveals how she’s been driven to outrage by the erosion of cultural and critical values.

Britain will miss the Special Relationship when it’s gone

July 14, 2018 10:06 pm

Europeanists have never understood the Anglosphere

A capital afternoon at London’s Trump protest

July 14, 2018 9:17 am

Usually it starts at McDonald’s. When protestors gather in central London they like to vandalise the burger chain’s Whitehall branch…

Trump says he was at his Scottish golf course the day before Brexit. But was he?

July 13, 2018 5:14 pm

Cockburn witnessed Trump arrive by helicopter at Turnberry...on June 24.

What’s the purpose of Trump’s forthcoming meeting with Vladimir Putin?

July 13, 2018 4:44 pm

A diligent press corps is trying to force him to say what he will do or say when he meets his Russian chum. But Trump himself may not really know.

Donald Trump’s press conference was a comic masterpiece

July 13, 2018 4:25 pm

The Commander-in-Chief reduces world politics to an amazing farce, and it’s hard not to kind of love for him for it.

Donald Trump wants to deal with a self-governing Britain post-Brexit — is that such a bad thing?

July 13, 2018 2:39 pm

His fiery interview with The Sun makes clear he is not on board with Theresa May’s flaccid plans.

Admit it, Trump is right about Sadiq Khan

July 13, 2018 1:19 pm

I’m sorry to say this, but Donald Trump really doesn’t think much about Britain at all. He may have some…

Donald Trump is a news god – but his memory is patchy

July 13, 2018 11:33 am

One of the myths about Donald Trump is that he’s wildly unpredictable. In media terms, he’s an absolute banker: everywhere…

The left needs to calm down about Brett Kavanaugh

July 12, 2018 4:55 pm

He’s committed to upholding the law and has meticulously reasoned opinions.

Donald Trump is coming to Blenheim – and the protesters are ready

July 12, 2018 4:36 pm

Oxfordshire readies itself for a showdown with the 45th President.

Donald Trump is wrong about Germany being a ‘captive’ of Russia

July 12, 2018 3:24 pm

“What good is Nato if Germany is paying Russia billions of dollars for gas and energy?” tweeted Donald Trump on…

‘President Pussy Grabber’ has his way with the GOP

July 12, 2018 3:17 pm

A new book argues that Trump could destroy the Republican Party.