World

nato

Nato needs to act before it becomes obsolete

April 4, 2019 11:41 am

Great power competition is more likely to occur in East Asia than in Europe

middle east

Could Donald Trump unexpectedly triumph in his bid for peace in the Middle East?

April 4, 2019 2:50 am

Even if Netanyahu fails to win the election, Trump’s plan can still be implemented by a Gantz government

mar-a-lago chinese spy

Mar-a-Lago is the dream soft target for Chinese spies

April 3, 2019 8:23 pm

Another espionage scandal hits Trump’s ‘southern White House’

theresa may pressure

Monday’s vote takes some of the pressure off Theresa May

April 2, 2019 11:16 am

No Brexit option earned a majority

theresa may brexit delay

May’s third loss means the UK is heading for a lengthy Brexit delay

March 29, 2019 12:06 pm

Is the UK destined for a general election?

nigel farage

Nigel Farage: Pints, pretty girls and the March to Leave

March 28, 2019 1:45 pm

A week in the life of the former Ukip leader

remain

Imagine the uproar if Remain had won, but MPs then made Britain leave

March 28, 2019 1:32 pm

Throughout this three-year circus, a favorite Europhilic weapon of choice has been sheer bafflement

brexit voters

Isn’t it time we forgave Brexit voters?

March 28, 2019 1:18 pm

Let’s Remain in the reassuringly authoritarian arms of the EU forever and ever

troops venezuela

The real Russiagate: why are the press ignoring Putin’s troops in Venezuela?

March 28, 2019 11:27 am

Yet again, the US media sidesteps important foreign policy coverage

ukraine volodymyr Zelensky

In Ukraine’s presidential elections, life is imitating Netflix

March 28, 2019 9:34 am

Can Volodymyr Zelensky go from comedy star to the leader of Ukraine?

theresa may

Theresa May plays her final card: if her deal passes, she’ll go

March 27, 2019 2:56 pm

Her deal had no chance of passing without her offer to stand down

trump-russia hoax

How did the media get the Trump-Russia story so wrong?

March 27, 2019 11:53 am

For some in Washington, Mueller was a cross between Superman and Santa Claus

prince charles

Prince Charles’s trip to Cuba is a big mistake

March 26, 2019 12:20 pm

The royal trip may be historic, but no matter how you spin it, commercially, it is a complete waste of time

may’s plan

What is Theresa May’s plan? Don’t ask her ministers…

March 25, 2019 10:31 am

‘Reading tea leaves would be easier’

lebanonization

The Lebanonization of America

March 24, 2019 1:27 pm

The left’s ambitious identity politics agenda could make the United States a lot more like Lebanon

netanyahu

With Trump’s endorsement, Netanyahu may survive

March 22, 2019 4:01 pm

This election is not about policies or ideology. Just a referendum on Netanyahu’s remaining in power. And the Israeli public is split down the middle

golan heights coalition

Trump’s Golan Heights stance is a big gift for Netanyahu – but the real beneficiary is Putin

March 22, 2019 11:53 am

What chance does Ukraine have of getting Crimea back if this is the precedent?

middle east jerusalem

Is the Middle East now calmer than the West?

March 21, 2019 4:28 pm

People always think that wherever they are is the center of the world, but I always feel that Jerusalem actually is

athens greeks

Why Greeks abhor and applaud Brexit

March 21, 2019 1:51 pm

British imperiousness appeals to Europe’s disenfranchised south

brexit strategy

Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has humiliated Britain

March 21, 2019 12:20 pm

And the Tories may never recover

new zealand

We thought New Zealand was safe from extremism. We were wrong

March 21, 2019 11:37 am

The attack has revealed the ugly rise of white supremacy

radovan karadžić balkan

Ghosts of the Balkan wars are returning in unlikely places

March 20, 2019 4:57 pm

What links the Christchurch killer with Serb leaders from the Nineties?

islamic state

‘The Islamic State will never die’

March 20, 2019 11:35 am

Their territory is gone but the jihadis are always with us

nuke fest

How I learned to start worrying and fear the bomb

March 19, 2019 12:30 pm

Tensions between Russia and the US were on open display at ‘#NUKEFEST’

christchurch blame

Who should we blame for the New Zealand atrocity?

March 18, 2019 6:04 pm

Apart from the Christchurch gunman himself, it isn’t clear that anyone else is responsible for the massacre