US Politics

Roll up, roll up — the Robert Mueller Circus is the most fantastical show on earth!

May 15, 2018 11:02 pm

It boasts attractions such as redacted documents and Michael Avenatti's chequered past.

Why Christopher Steele should spill the beans

May 15, 2018 4:36 pm

Lawyers representing the ex-spook-turned-private-investigator Christopher Steele were in action yesterday at London’s High Court. In a rather convoluted turn of…

John Bolton really is in charge

May 15, 2018 2:20 pm

The opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem was nothing short of a dark Mass. A ceremony that should have marked…

Will Trump end the Mueller inquiry or will the Mueller inquiry end Trump?

May 15, 2018 8:10 am

May 17, 2017 started out as any other day in Donald Trump’s Washington. Men and women in suits with briefcases…

Does Mike Pompeo really think he can cut a good deal with North Korea?

May 14, 2018 9:12 pm

The new secretary of state has already blundered during his short tenure.

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Jeff Sessions is a party of one

May 14, 2018 8:31 pm

How the Attorney General has used his isolation to his advantage.

Israel is losing the war of images but winning the battle of reality

May 14, 2018 3:56 pm

The killing of dozens of Gazans in today’s assault on the Gaza-Israel border was not a surprise, but a strategy—certainly…

Is Trump preparing to sell out South Korea?

May 14, 2018 3:19 pm

Maybe President Trump has finally given up on his cherished dream of Vladimir Putin as his new best friend. It…

Trump is on a roll. But is it all artifice?

May 12, 2018 4:01 pm

On June 12 Donald Trump will meet Kim Jong-un in Singapore. Trump is ebullient. “World Peace” is what he will…

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Ben Shapiro, the child prodigy gone right

May 11, 2018 3:24 pm

A day with the host of the fastest growing conservative podcast, as he addresses his biggest ever student crowd

John McCain is right about Gina Haspel

May 11, 2018 10:20 am

John McCain is a victim of hypocrisy. His allies in Washington and admirers in the national media praise him as…

America is in the middle of a Russian influence campaign – not at the end

May 10, 2018 10:15 pm

We need only look to London for lessons in how oligarchs apply pressure.

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Michael Cohen’s cover-ups, denials and supposed Russian connections

May 10, 2018 5:13 pm

What exactly does Robert Mueller have on Trump’s former lawyer?

Europe’s leaders need Trump more than they wish to admit

May 10, 2018 4:16 pm

America, meet your European allies in the effort to contain Iran: Emmanuel Macron of France, Theresa May of Britain, and…

Thanks to Donald Trump, night is falling in Iran again

May 10, 2018 12:47 pm

In the White House on Tuesday, with the world just where he wanted it — eyes on the TV, transfixed…

Blankenship’s loss is an important victory for the Republican establishment

May 10, 2018 8:50 am

The midterm elections this November are bound to be a rough slog for a Republican Party desperately trying to keep…

Iran’s malevolent mullahs have been well and truly Trumped

May 9, 2018 3:12 pm

The only time I met Donald Trump was at a small event for politically mature journalists at the White House…

Does the end of the Iran deal mean war?

May 9, 2018 9:08 am

America has a long history of almost getting dragged into other people’s wars. Soon after the founding of the country,…

America goes rogue

May 9, 2018 1:11 am

How the abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal could mark the start of a Saudi-American-Israeli axis.

Britain and France will have to learn to live with America’s new position on Iran

May 8, 2018 11:01 pm

Now that the President has made his decision, it is Boris Johnson and his counterparts who are going to have to work out what they want to save and what they want to do.

Can Trump now build a better Iran deal for everyone?

May 8, 2018 10:38 pm

The president can go back to the drawing board with Britain, France and Germany - all while imposing harsh sanctions.

Sorry Europe, President Trump doesn’t have an Iran plan

May 8, 2018 9:37 pm

Despite the high-profile visits of recent weeks, it's the American influence of Bolton that has won out.

When it comes to Iran, Rudy Giuliani is on fighting form

May 8, 2018 8:55 pm

With the president’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal, it seems clear that his lawyer has his ear.

Donald Trump pulls out of the Iran deal. Is anyone surprised?

May 8, 2018 7:33 pm

Next stop, regime change, and watch how quickly the Iran hawks start pushing for it.

Does Facebook want news ratings to fail?

May 8, 2018 5:34 pm

The social media giant is turning its attention to locking in their current advantage