World

The real problem with the Saudis’ ‘Davos in the Desert’

October 23, 2018 3:00 pm

One Davos was almost certainly one too many. But the multiplication of forums for the global elite is getting out of hand

American universities need to chop the hand that feeds them tyrants’ cash

October 23, 2018 10:17 am

How can politically correct universities take money from Mohammed bin Salman?

When justice is a PR stunt

October 22, 2018 11:36 am

Why are the FBI bothering to indict Elena Khusyaynova?

Erdogan is building a new Turkish empire

October 22, 2018 10:17 am

Can the Turkish-US alliance survive Turkey’s play for regional dominance?

Jamal Khashoggi was no fighter – but he was a turncoat

October 20, 2018 9:13 pm

It would be surprising if Trump’s Middle East policy is determined by the murder of a Muslim Brotherhood activist who happened to write an occasional column for the Washington Post

Julian Assange has bested himself in a ‘nightmare house guest’ contest

October 19, 2018 1:03 pm

He is suing his Ecuadorian landlords for violating his ‘fundamental rights and freedoms’

Telling the truth about Jamal Khashoggi is not a smear campaign

October 19, 2018 9:47 am

Saudi trolls have been active in casting aspersions on Khashoggi, no doubt. But does that mean Khashoggi was nothing but a cuddly liberal? Clearly not

Why is the media ignoring the most glaring questions about Jamal Khashoggi?

October 18, 2018 5:29 pm

Killing the journalist was utterly unjustified. But there are aspects of the columnist’s past that merit probing

Michael Moore couldn’t be more wrong about Brexit

October 18, 2018 1:54 pm

He’s defending a cruel, aloof, undemocratic political institution, not a wonderful continent

How Bellingcat outfoxes the world’s spy agencies

October 18, 2018 10:26 am

The inside story of how it got the Skripal scoop

More fake news on Brexit from the New York Times

October 17, 2018 3:29 pm

Stephen Castle has painted a picture of a Britain in panic based off a Facebook group of 1,200 people

How Trump cleans up the Saudi mess

October 16, 2018 5:17 am

It’s a murky business. But the President can again prove his diplomatic skill

Will the royal baby be an American?

October 15, 2018 6:41 pm

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted to confirm to the public that it All Works Down There

Let’s talk about how the Turkish government deals with dissidents abroad

October 15, 2018 3:21 pm

Are Erdogan’s efforts to apprehend members of the Gulenist movement really so different from what the Saudis are alleged to have done?

Wrestling with the Saudis

October 13, 2018 7:28 pm

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi has piled pressure on Vince McMahon

Pope Francis was wrong to shower praise on Cardinal Wuerl

October 12, 2018 1:17 pm

Many Catholics are disconcerted – to put it mildly – by the Pope’s letter to Wuerl

How the Irish see Brexit

October 11, 2018 8:48 am

They view it through the prism of impotence and historical schadenfreude

What the media aren’t telling you about Jamal Khashoggi

October 11, 2018 6:42 am

The dissident’s fate says a lot about Saudi Arabia and the rise of the mobster state

The staggering hypocrisy of Hillary Clinton

October 9, 2018 12:30 pm

Even by her standards, Clintons temerity in lecturing the Brits about shielding authoritarian governments is galling

From Russia Today with love

October 9, 2018 11:29 am

I wish we were sophisticated enough to be a covert brainwashing exercise

Laughing at the ineptitude of some Russian spies ignores how dangerous most are

October 9, 2018 10:05 am

The GRU is not a maverick service

What Putin and Trump understand about UFC

October 9, 2018 8:48 am

There is no political correctness in cage fighting. But that’s not to say it’s not political

The EU are desperate to salvage the Iran deal. It isn’t working

October 8, 2018 9:02 am

American sanctions are forcing companies worldwide to choose between Iran and the US

Welcome to Trump Country: Israel

October 7, 2018 8:42 am

Unlike their liberal cousins in America, Jews in Israel much prefer the Donald to his predecessor

Why Africans like Trump

October 5, 2018 6:38 pm

Melania Trump’s Be Best charm offensive strikes an odd note. But Africans appreciate her husband’s worldview