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How Noah Carl is fighting back against Cambridge

June 27, 2019 5:42 am

Dr Noah Carl, the young conservative academic who was fired from his Cambridge college after being targeted by a left-wing…

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Pompeo summons up fresh Iran sanctions from the Gulf

June 24, 2019 1:04 pm

The secretary of state’s hasty trip to Riyadh and Abu Dhabi means another escalation in tensions between the Trump administration and Iran

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Trump is trapped in an Iran cul-de-sac

June 24, 2019 11:23 am

Far from undermining the regime, the president has strengthened and emboldened it

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Fake estate – the truth about Trump Heights

June 24, 2019 9:32 am

It’s a Potemkin project

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After 30 years of bad wars, who thinks one with Iran will be good?

June 24, 2019 5:04 am

Trump, Bolton, and the pathological cycle of failed conflicts

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Kenneth Starr’s new group makes Saudi Arabia and UAE uncomfortable

June 22, 2019 11:31 am

The former independent counsel is zeroing in on a Saudi cabinet minister

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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?

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Trump fears the reality of war

June 21, 2019 5:57 am

On Iran, the accidental president is accidentally presidential

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Are you suffering from Boris Derangement Syndrome?

June 20, 2019 3:49 pm

Like Trump, he is driving his enemies mad

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Iran calls Trump’s bluff

June 20, 2019 3:20 pm

Trump would be utterly at sea in trying to preside over a war in the Persian Gulf

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Put the Beatles on trial

June 19, 2019 3:33 pm

In Baghdad, justice is dispensed in 10 minutes flat. The sentence handed down for Isis membership…death by hanging

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Modi and Netanyahu are Asia’s odd couple

June 19, 2019 11:44 am

The forgotten ironies of the India-Israel alliance

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President Trump is a whimsical hawk

June 18, 2019 4:57 am

The Commander-in-Chief’s willful ignorance makes him extremely dangerous

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Trump Heights: a monument to folly

June 18, 2019 4:34 am

The president’s Middle East ‘deal of the century’ looks less and less likely

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The Rory Stewart delusion

June 17, 2019 12:01 pm

If you want to practice big tent politics you have to offer at least something to everyone you want to entice into it

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America has a credibility problem on Iran

June 14, 2019 7:43 pm

Who trusts the agencies that Trump doesn’t trust?

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Iran trumps Trump

June 14, 2019 4:52 pm

The Donald’s indulgence of gunboat diplomacy has made war more likely

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The Hong Kong protests have echoes of Tiananmen

June 13, 2019 1:09 pm

Legal challenges like this eat away at everyone’s security

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End this farce and elect Boris now!

June 13, 2019 11:20 am

All the commentary about Boris’s unsuitable character sounds a lot like sour acceptance of the inevitable

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Why won’t the Democrats impeach Trump?

June 12, 2019 11:42 pm

If you can’t find high crimes in the Mueller report, you’re just not looking

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Is Matt Gaetz the future of Trump foreign policy?

June 12, 2019 4:44 pm

Trump favorite’s speech sets a watershed

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Boris Johnson had an easy ride at his campaign launch

June 12, 2019 1:46 pm

‘I cannot swear I’ve always observed a top speed-limit of 70 mph’

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Ignore the scorn, Trump has been proved right on North Korea

June 12, 2019 8:30 am

One year on, the Singapore summit is still a diplomatic success

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Kazakhstan’s new president talks to Our Man in Astana

June 11, 2019 3:42 pm

Irregularities and optimism in the Central Asian republic

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Everything about Boris Johnson is phony

June 11, 2019 12:37 pm

Johnson believes in the advance of Johnson. That’s all there is