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Donald Trump is a news god – but his memory is patchy

July 13, 2018 11:33 am

One of the myths about Donald Trump is that he’s wildly unpredictable. In media terms, he’s an absolute banker: everywhere…

Donald Trump is coming to Blenheim – and the protesters are ready

July 12, 2018 4:36 pm

Oxfordshire readies itself for a showdown with the 45th President.

Could Hillary Clinton take on Donald Trump again?

July 9, 2018 1:56 pm

It’s an outcome that would thrill Donald Trump and his supporters. The “it” is, of course, another Hillary Clinton run…

Does WWE explain Donald Trump’s rise to power?

July 5, 2018 12:50 pm

In May, WWE professional wrestler Kane, whose real name is Glenn Thomas Jacobs, won the Republican primary for mayor in…

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Alan Dershowitz is winning in the Trump era

July 4, 2018 2:53 pm

The trials of Alan Dershowitz, who alleges that he is being shunned and ostracised by former friends on Martha’s Vineyard,…

Mass immigration has destroyed hopes of a borderless society

June 28, 2018 4:41 pm

Those who denounced as crazy Trump’s campaign promise to build a wall did not appreciate how popular such a policy would be, nor how common.

The Bible’s #MeToo problem

June 22, 2018 1:08 pm

King David’s reputation is already mud. He’s a rapist who sent Bathsheba’s hubby to the front line so that he can get her into his bed.

On Germany, Trump is right about big picture, wrong on detail

June 19, 2018 11:33 am

Time was, a US President wouldn’t dream of criticising the government of one of its Nato allies in public –…

Why is the party of Trump comfortable with televised sadism?

June 19, 2018 8:36 am

The President isn’t Hitler. But the banality of his populist nationalism is eerily familiar

Donald Trump does Brexit, Part 1

June 14, 2018 2:24 pm

‘Imagine Trump doing Brexit — what would he do?’ asked the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, at that dinner which was…

How Donald Trump eclipsed the ‘libertarian moment’

June 13, 2018 10:59 am

Yesterday was another bad day for the “libertarian moment” and for Sen. Rand Paul in particular. The candidate Paul endorsed…

Donald Trump’s dictator complex

June 12, 2018 5:36 pm

The reviews are coming in for Donald Trump’s performance in Singapore and they aren’t pretty. Nicholas Kristof of the New…

Donald Trump’s real-estate politik is working

June 12, 2018 1:45 pm

Barack Obama tried to be the first Pacific President. He attempted to pivot America’s grand strategy eastwards in order to…

Ignore the Trump haters: his meeting with Kim Jong-un is a victory for peace

June 12, 2018 10:30 am

You can tell when Donald Trump has just achieved something: he starts being strangely amiable, and his critics start frothing…

Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-Un is his big chance to prove his critics wrong

June 11, 2018 8:13 am

Donald Trump means different things to different people. To his core supporters, he’s the man who will make America great…

The spectacular silliness of international summits

June 11, 2018 8:02 am

What purpose do international summits serve? It’s a question well worth asking, in light of the just-concluded G7 gathering and…

First Reformed is Taxi Driver for the age of Trump

May 26, 2018 2:00 pm

‘That was some weird shit,’ George W. Bush is said to have muttered after Donald Trump’s desolate inauguration speech of…

How Trumpworld really works

May 26, 2018 10:29 am

The Trump campaign often appeared too chaotic to have been engaged in a treasonous conspiracy with the Kremlin. ‘We couldn’t…

Donald Trump goes on the warpath with North Korea

May 24, 2018 3:15 pm

So much for the “World Peace” that Donald Trump bragged he would create at the June 12 Singapore summit. In…

The sorry state of Trump’s affairs

May 23, 2018 1:53 pm

At home and abroad, the President is suddenly beleaguered

Is Donald Trump really bonkers?

May 17, 2018 7:02 pm

John Kelly, the White House Chief of Staff, has a way with words. During the invasion of Iraq in 2003…

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?

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.

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.