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The British government is in crisis, again. Enter Trump, stage right, again

July 9, 2018 5:00 pm

The president knows leverage when he sees it, and he’ll have masses over Theresa May this week.

If Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett tonight, prepare for all hell to break loose

July 9, 2018 3:22 pm

Feminists will be lining up to prevent the appointment of the Catholic mother of seven.

Trump’s Mideast ‘deal of the century’ turns out to be a big fat nothing burger

July 9, 2018 11:04 am

When Donald Trump promised a ‘deal of the century’ between Israelis and Palestinians, he didn’t mention which century he had…

Why Trump’s proposal to invade Venezuela is worth taking seriously 

July 9, 2018 10:46 am

Last week, the Associated Press reported that President Trump once pressed aides on the possibility of invading Venezuela to topple the…

The Western alliance is dead

July 8, 2018 10:06 am

The Trump era will mark the demise of NATO, but the cause of the collapse of the political West goes beyond The Donald.

Why the Romanovs were doomed

July 6, 2018 3:48 pm

There never really was a moment when the Russian royal family might plausibly have been rescued.

Theresa May’s Brexit paper could mean no US trade deal

July 6, 2018 12:48 pm

Yesterday afternoon, British Cabinet Ministers received key papers ahead of the Chequers meeting today. The paper states that ‘The UK…

The incredible silliness of Britain’s Stop Trump movement 

July 4, 2018 3:03 pm

If protestors in London think they can send the President a message, they are mistaken.

The Trump-Netanyahu honeymoon appears destined to end

July 3, 2018 12:58 am

The president has already demonstrated his impatience with ‘little things’ that stand between him and a great political or diplomatic victory.

What does Michael Cohen know?

July 3, 2018 12:41 am

He kept the President’s secrets about Russia as well as ‘the women.’

What’s the truth about the Players’ Tribune?

July 2, 2018 10:50 am

England’s Raheem Sterling has underwhelmed so far at the World Cup. Off the pitch, however, he is winning new fans.…

Angela’s ashes: Merkel’s grand project is crumbling

June 28, 2018 4:54 pm

The German chancellor must find a way to reconcile a hardline stance on migration with her own — but she is the only leader in Europe who thinks that is possible.

Mass immigration has destroyed hopes of a borderless society

June 28, 2018 4:41 pm

Those who denounced as crazy Trump’s campaign promise to build a wall did not appreciate how popular such a policy would be, nor how common.

The spying game: when has espionage changed the course of history?

June 28, 2018 4:33 pm

Andrew’s story is full of intriguing facts and pleasing anecdotes. But he does not quite engage with the broader questions he himself raises.

Has Tibet finally lost out to China?

June 28, 2018 4:29 pm

Religion remains at the heart of Beijing’s determination to subdue and transform Tibet.

Today’s protests in Iran suggest revolution is brewing

June 25, 2018 10:32 pm

Anyone who supports the struggle for freedom should find the sounds and images coming from Tehran thrilling.

What are the odds of Trump going to jail?

June 25, 2018 6:07 pm

Runners and riders for Mueller’s next arrest.

What does the British government know about Trump and Russia?

June 21, 2018 2:44 pm

A British Member of Parliament thinks that the government has not always done all it can to assist the Mueller inquiry into whether Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia.

Will the next American officer to preside over Afghanistan bring an end to the war? Don’t count on it

June 21, 2018 1:44 pm

General Miller’s vision, to the extent that he has one, reduces to a single word: Persist.

I don’t want to keep pushing the Francis-Trump analogy. But the Pope makes it tough to resist the temptation

June 20, 2018 9:08 pm

In an interview with Reuters, the supreme pontiff uses Trumpian rhetoric to criticize the migrant children scandal.

The club sandwich: three slices of white supremacy?

June 20, 2018 3:35 pm

Is ‘the perfect American food’ soaked in imperialism and all-male white chumminess?

The Global Anglican crack up

June 19, 2018 4:59 pm

The provinces of the Anglican Communion today have little in common beyond a historical connection to the Church of England.

On Germany, Trump is right about big picture, wrong on detail

June 19, 2018 11:33 am

Time was, a US President wouldn’t dream of criticising the government of one of its Nato allies in public –…

The Royals are Deplorables

June 18, 2018 6:40 pm

Is Prince Harry a Trumpist, as his father-in-law insinuates?

Why we need a big Trump-Putin summit

June 17, 2018 2:52 pm

Writing in his space last week, Jacob Heilbrunn quipped that President Donald Trump’s summit in Singapore with North Korea’s Kim…