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The Special Relationship between the Bushes and the Queen

December 5, 2018 10:23 am

Prince Charles is attending Bush 41’s funeral

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From the archives: Peregrine Worsthorne on Bush 41

December 4, 2018 2:03 pm

‘On opening my bag, I found a bottle of Jack Daniels with a note from the future President of the US’

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Emmanuel Macron has united France against him

December 3, 2018 7:08 am

The French leader is politically tone-deaf

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Donald Trump is playing poker

December 1, 2018 1:28 pm

If you want to understand what Trump is doing at the G20, you need to understand high-stakes Texas Hold’em

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The US and China are headed for a showdown. Do the American people care?

December 1, 2018 11:00 am

Tensions can spawn a crisis when you least expect them

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How China views the Xi-Trump summit today

December 1, 2018 9:30 am

They are reduced to putting their hopes on the president’s desire to come out with a deal

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Has Saudi Arabia just pivoted towards Russia?

December 1, 2018 9:25 am

Macron, MBS, Putin, and the future world order

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The G20: a reminder why we should never take our world leaders seriously

December 1, 2018 7:50 am

It’s a show they put on for the little people

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What does Michael Cohen’s guilty plea mean for the Mueller investigation?

November 29, 2018 12:25 pm

Trump Tower Moscow wasn’t off the cards during the campaign

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Does Putin intend to go to war with Ukraine?

November 29, 2018 11:59 am

He may have underestimated Petro Poroshenko’s stomach for a fight

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The Italian crisis

November 29, 2018 11:33 am

For those who believe in the European project, Brexit is a headache. Italy, on the other hand, is a bloody…

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Why are reporters so desperate for Trump and Bolton to hear the Khashoggi snuff tape?

November 28, 2018 1:18 pm

We don’t need leaders to listen to a murder to know what happened

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Putin turns up the heat on Ukraine – again

November 27, 2018 11:24 am

Kiev must re-focus the world’s attention on Moscow’s continuing aggression against them

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Why Donald Trump thinks the Brexit deal is no good for US-UK trade

November 26, 2018 5:08 pm

Trump has always been pro-Brexit. But Theresa May has never been pro-Trump enough to work with him

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Emmanuel Macron is toxic and Paris is burning

November 26, 2018 7:43 am

The French president’s leadership is undermined by his ever-more radical obnoxiousness

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What is the left’s problem with Tulsi Gabbard?

November 24, 2018 10:23 am

The Hawaiian congresswoman has few friends on her side of the aisle

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One hundred years after ‘A Nation Fit for Heroes’

November 23, 2018 8:52 am

On November 23, 1918, David Lloyd George put forth a vision of post-war solidarity, in keeping with the sacrifices made in wartime

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Jacob Rees-Mogg: Why Boris Johnson would make a good leader (and I wouldn’t)

November 22, 2018 12:36 pm

The only way to change the policy is to change the person

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Leo Varadkar has done his absolute best to damage Brexit

November 22, 2018 12:28 pm

The Taoiseach leads a minority government — he has an incentive to make the Brits sweat

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Theresa May’s Brexit deal: the legal verdict

November 22, 2018 12:20 pm

The British PM’s plan isn’t bad – it’s atrocious

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The US-Rome feud shows no sign of abating

November 21, 2018 12:07 pm

As conservatives, the US bishops’ instinct is to take the Pope’s slights on the chin. But in the last year, they’ve begun pushing back

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Does America oppose female genital mutilation – or not?

November 21, 2018 7:41 am

A Detroit judge suggests such barbarism can be accepted

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Kissinger and I were once at odds, but let him speak

November 21, 2018 7:36 am

Enemies of civilization must be fought and defeated, and that always involves agonizing choices, as the former Secretary of State understands

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Why Trump is right to stand by Saudi Arabia

November 20, 2018 3:19 pm

The media’s hypocrisy over Jamal Khashoggi stinks. The president is wise to ignore it

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Mueller is coming – and Trump can do nothing to stop him

November 20, 2018 10:01 am

What exactly Trump seeks to hide, and how Russian it is, has fallen to Bob Mueller and his cadre of seasoned investigators to unravel