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macron d-day

On D-Day, Macron has learned nothing and forgotten everything

June 6, 2019 3:38 pm

He embodies the corruption of liberal democracy into elite managerialism

donald trump puerile protest

When did protest become so puerile?

June 6, 2019 9:31 am

The fashion is to attack politicians you dislike with sugar, profanity, snacks and toys

michael gove

Gove pitches himself as the liberal candidate in the Tory leadership race

June 6, 2019 7:34 am

‘The L word is not a dirty word.’

in-tray

The in-tray of horrors Theresa May has left for her successor

June 6, 2019 6:41 am

The new British prime minister is facing a hideous pile of unfinished business

rhetoric

Don’t use up all your rhetoric at once

June 6, 2019 6:37 am

Hyperbole makes words worthless

tory

How to save the Tory party

June 6, 2019 6:35 am

What should the Conservatives do? Become Conservative is the obvious answer

jeremy hunt

What we can learn from Trump: Jeremy Hunt interviewed

June 6, 2019 6:31 am

The British Foreign Secretary on Trump, China and his bid to be prime minister

tory leadership

The race for the Tory leadership is as fractured as it is crowded

June 6, 2019 6:28 am

Competition drives up standards. Rory Stewart has, for example, made the other candidates better on social media

Marion Maréchal-Le Pen

Could Marion Maréchal-Le Pen stop Macron winning a second term?

June 6, 2019 5:49 am

Maréchal’s decision is whether to challenge Macron in 2022, or wait another five years

global recession

Could a global recession be around the corner?

June 6, 2019 12:29 am

The omens for the economy are not good

charles

What Prince Harry can learn from Charles on dealing with Trump

June 5, 2019 6:51 am

The Prince of Wales wielded Britain’s strongest tool: soft power and diplomacy

The real reason some Brits don’t like Trump

June 5, 2019 6:11 am

Trump-bashing isn’t a political stance — it’s a snooty mocking of white-trash America

kazakhstan

Kazakhstan and the struggle over Central Asia

June 4, 2019 10:29 pm

An emerging regional player caught between the superpowers

anti-trump protest

On the barricades of London’s anti-Trump ‘carnival of resistance’

June 4, 2019 4:33 pm

One side started screaming the word ‘Nazi’, the other directed cries of ‘Commie’ back at their enemies

trump-may

Trump provides another masterclass in comic statesmanship

June 4, 2019 10:38 am

The Trump-May conference was quite moving. It was more funny

sadiq khan

Sadiq Khan’s anti-Trump crusade is dull and reductive

June 3, 2019 12:43 pm

The mayor of London has lost it

iran

Trump climbs down on Iran

June 3, 2019 11:46 am

War-war to jaw-jaw with Tehran?

h.r mcmaster

The McMaster disaster

June 3, 2019 11:28 am

Should veterans set military policy?

boris

Will Boris Johnson’s home life put off traditional Tory voters?

June 1, 2019 6:18 am

The former Foreign Secretary is currently between wives

nhs privatization

The NHS privatization conspiracy

May 31, 2019 7:14 pm

Britons have a Pavlovian response to any mention of their National Health Service

gaza

Tunneling my way into Gaza

May 30, 2019 7:17 am

The food has improved in Israel since I was last here

ceausescu
cosmic magnetism

The cosmic magnetism of Trump and Brexit

May 30, 2019 6:17 am

The president is the sun to the Brexit moon

golan heights coalition

Netanyahu’s coalition fiasco leads to early elections

May 30, 2019 5:59 am

The ‘magician’ pulled the rabbis from his hat, but it wasn’t enough

matteo salvini

The triumph of Matteo Salvini

May 28, 2019 1:57 pm

Il Capitano has become the most important populist in Europe