World

IRan

The Iraqi government may now have to choose between America and Iran

January 3, 2020 5:28 am

What does Soleimani’s death mean for US policy and the continued US presence in Iraq?

war

No, killing Soleimani doesn’t mean war

January 3, 2020 4:19 am

Maybe Trump’s critics are just as wrong as they’ve been every other time

soleimani

The Soleimani assassination is Donald Trump’s biggest gamble yet

January 2, 2020 11:49 pm

Will Trump go down in history as the president who started World War III?

emmanuel macron

2020 looks set to be a miserable year for Emmanuel Macron

December 31, 2019 10:56 am

His radical reform agenda for Europe has been undermined

baghdad iraq foreign policy

Trump’s foreign policy isn’t working

December 31, 2019 8:25 am

America First realism has been a cypher

afghanistan
zionism

The thin line between Zionism and anti-Semitism

December 20, 2019 12:31 pm

Anti-Semitism is alive and well — and in some surprising places

withdrawal

Boris Johnson passes EU withdrawal agreement bill with huge majority

December 20, 2019 10:45 am

Britain is set to leave the EU on January 31

arab-israeli

Islam’s reformation: an Arab-Israeli alliance is taking shape in the Middle East

December 19, 2019 8:07 am

New maps of the Muslim mind are being drawn and old hatreds are on the run

stanley johnson

‘I’ve had two totally successful marriages’: Stanley Johnson interviewed

December 19, 2019 7:52 am

Boris’s dad on reality TV, the environment and why his children don’t feature in his proudest achievements

boris

Boris’s Britain: How the UK PM intends to deliver for his new friends in the North

December 19, 2019 7:37 am

The Johnson plan is taking shape, with three components

scottish

A second Scottish referendum could be the biggest headache of Boris’s premiership

December 19, 2019 7:14 am

There is a reason why the SNP has spent a generation arguing the case for ‘independence in Europe’

boris johnson election

Boris Johnson: Perhaps my campaign was ‘clunking’. But sometimes, clunking is what you need

December 18, 2019 3:31 pm

For the millions who voted in 2016 to remain in the EU, but who have just voted to get Brexit done, we must develop a new and warm pro-Europeanism

boris johnson power

Boris Johnson has all the power. Here’s what he’ll do with it

December 13, 2019 12:03 pm

Voters in the North and Midlands will not stay blue if the Conservatives live up to the old image of a heartless party of the rich

boris

Boris Johnson’s triumph is Trump’s as well

December 13, 2019 7:01 am

The challenge that Trump faces is to secure his coalition as effectively as Johnson has done

boris johnson

Boris Johnson’s spectacular win heralds a new era for Britain

December 13, 2019 1:19 am

The UK will leave the EU on January 31

uk election live blog

UK election live blog: Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Corbyn

December 12, 2019 4:45 pm

Will Boris Johnson get the majority he needs to ‘get Brexit done’?

finland

Finland is rebooting its politics — and its new centrism is defined by youth

December 12, 2019 10:10 am

The election of Sanna Marin shows how the landscape is changing

labour

The battle for the soul of the Labour party

December 11, 2019 11:42 pm

A succession plan is being sketched out to deal with the eventuality of Corbyn crashing and burning

parties

Changing the script: the shifting character of Britain’s political parties

December 11, 2019 11:35 pm

There has been a transformation in what they stand for and who they appeal to

uighur muslim

The chilling stories from inside China’s Muslim internment camps

December 11, 2019 11:20 pm

More than a million have been detained with the official aim of eradicating ‘the virus in their thinking’

nigel farage

Could Nigel Farage still deny Boris Johnson a majority?

December 11, 2019 6:08 pm

Nigel Farage is far more committed to leaving the EU than many Conservative MPs are

anti-semitism

Labour’s anti-Semitism shame must never be forgiven

December 11, 2019 11:51 am

What Corbyn has brought into the mainstream has toxified Britain

french canada quebec

An Englishman in Québec

December 10, 2019 12:35 pm

The British accent does not work on French Canadian women

pensacola saudi

Trump’s common-sense response to the Saudi shooter

December 10, 2019 9:22 am

The Saudi Arabia of today is not the Saudi Arabia of 2001