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whimsical hawk

President Trump is a whimsical hawk

June 18, 2019 4:57 am

The Commander-in-Chief’s willful ignorance makes him extremely dangerous

Benjamin Netanyahu unveils Trump Heights

Trump Heights: a monument to folly

June 18, 2019 4:34 am

The president’s Middle East ‘deal of the century’ looks less and less likely

rory stewart

The Rory Stewart delusion

June 17, 2019 12:01 pm

If you want to practice big tent politics you have to offer at least something to everyone you want to entice into it

credibility pompeo iran

America has a credibility problem on Iran

June 14, 2019 7:43 pm

Who trusts the agencies that Trump doesn’t trust?

oil iran

Iran trumps Trump

June 14, 2019 4:52 pm

The Donald’s indulgence of gunboat diplomacy has made war more likely

hong kong

The Hong Kong protests have echoes of Tiananmen

June 13, 2019 1:09 pm

Legal challenges like this eat away at everyone’s security

boris johnson

End this farce and elect Boris now!

June 13, 2019 11:20 am

All the commentary about Boris’s unsuitable character sounds a lot like sour acceptance of the inevitable

matt gaetz

Is Matt Gaetz the future of Trump foreign policy?

June 12, 2019 4:44 pm

Trump favorite’s speech sets a watershed

boris johnson

Boris Johnson had an easy ride at his campaign launch

June 12, 2019 1:46 pm

‘I cannot swear I’ve always observed a top speed-limit of 70 mph’

korea Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump

Ignore the scorn, Trump has been proved right on North Korea

June 12, 2019 8:30 am

One year on, the Singapore summit is still a diplomatic success

tokayev

Kazakhstan’s new president talks to Our Man in Astana

June 11, 2019 3:42 pm

Irregularities and optimism in the Central Asian republic

boris johnson

Everything about Boris Johnson is phony

June 11, 2019 12:37 pm

Johnson believes in the advance of Johnson. That’s all there is

peace iran

What would peace with Iran look like?

June 10, 2019 7:16 pm

Iran continues to divide the West and export terrorism

nur-sultan

Election fever and party favors in Nur-Sultan

June 8, 2019 4:10 am

Kazakhs go to the polls

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