This Saturday has been an anti-climax
The president has always said he wants to get America out of foreign wars. But is he playing into Putin’s hands?
Voters’ love affair with Trudeau is well and truly over
The Commons leader on regrets, Brexit – and why the ERG will back the deal
A sympathetic colleague says McDonnell sees himself as being ‘a new father figure for the party’
Even if the British PM gets a deal, electoral success is not guaranteed
The only certainty is that there is a plot twist or two to come
The chances of Boris Johnson passing a deal have risen significantly
The British government might have an ace up its sleeve
Why do we only pay attention to Turkey’s history of barbarism when celebrities raise awareness of it?
He faces a choice that will see him embarrassed – or worse – whatever he does
Donald Trump, peacemaker?
How the fall of Rome made the world modern
He talks a big game about the nation state, but will he lift a finger to help one of his most significant allies secure justice for its citizens?
‘Both continue to believe that a deal is in everybody’s interest. They agreed that they could see a pathway to a possible deal’
The Assyrians hang in limbo
Michel Houellebecq has predicted France will elect a Muslim president by 2022. Could he be right?
A new report declares the current British electorate the most volatile in modern times
It isn’t going to be Vladimir Putin who swings the 2020 election. It might be Xi Jinping
‘If this deal dies in the next few days, then it won’t be revived’
Meanwhile, South Park offers a full-court press of freedom of expression
The president has riled up the very senators he may need to save him
Trump’s credibility gap
There is little expectation that the two sides will enter ‘the tunnel’ anytime soon
‘Aid’ is a strangely euphemistic term to describe high-powered anti-tank missiles, grenade launchers, and sniper rifles