Donald Trump

Is Pete Hegseth really a suitable candidate for Secretary of Veterans Affairs?

March 24, 2018 3:18 pm

President Donald Trump insists that there is no shortage of talent wanting to fill posts in his administration. But would…

Why John Bolton is no warmonger

March 24, 2018 2:35 pm

The hysteria from the Left over Donald Trump’s appointment of John Bolton as National Security Advisor to replace Lt. General…

Big data wants your vote

March 24, 2018 8:48 am

From the outside it all looked haphazard and frenzied. A campaign that was skidding from scandal to crisis on its…

Outlandish warhawk Ralph Peters resigns from Fox News in moral protest

March 22, 2018 5:37 pm

The age of Trump makes for strange bedfellows. This week retired Lt. Col. Ralph Peters suddenly finds himself a darling…

15 years after Iraq, regime change has come to Washington

March 21, 2018 12:28 pm

This week marks 15 years since the start of America’s war in Iraq. Regime change was George W. Bush’s objective,…

Will Trump take on Big Pharma and the insurance companies?

March 21, 2018 10:33 am

Yesterday, Donald Trump went to New Hampshire, the ‘Granite State’ or, as he calls it, a ‘drug-infested den’. He has…

Tillerson shock? US Forces Korea officials knew about ‘Rexit’ last month

March 16, 2018 2:07 pm

But they'll miss the 'improvisational jazz' of the Tillerson-Trump partnership

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organisation’s Russia documents

March 15, 2018 8:43 pm

When Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, went to Moscow in 2006, she did all the usual tourist things: walked around Red…

Is Donald Trump, like Bush, being taken over by neocons?

March 15, 2018 11:35 am

The Trump administration’s foreign-policy team is beginning to look a lot like a Marco Rubio foreign policy team. It’s not…

Rand Paul denounces Trump’s ‘crazy neocons’

March 14, 2018 5:45 pm

President Trump continues to shake up his White House team. As early as tomorrow he plans to name Larry Kudlow,…

‘I’m fascinated by Mussolini’

March 14, 2018 1:00 pm

Steve Bannon talks fascism

After Pennsylvania, can the GOP win again?

March 14, 2018 10:03 am

The special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District has ended in a photo finish. There are absentee ballots still to…

Rex Tillerson’s sacking isn’t about Russia

March 13, 2018 1:39 pm

Sometimes it’s almost as if Donald Trump wants the world to think he’s a Russian patsy. Yesterday, Rex Tillerson, as…

Robert Mueller keeps everyone guessing

March 13, 2018 12:23 pm

Robert Mueller, the former Director of the FBI and special counsel in the soap opera that is the Russia collusion…

Is Donald Trump an ‘isolationist’? Or a ‘radical imperialist’? He can’t be both

March 12, 2018 10:44 am

For two years we’ve been hearing that Donald Trump is an ‘isolationist’, whatever that word is supposed to mean. Only…

At last, an American president grasps the North Korean nettle

March 9, 2018 12:41 pm

Does Donald Trump deserve a Nobel Peace Prize?

Maybe Kim Jong-un really is a ‘smart cookie’

March 9, 2018 10:30 am

‘Politicians — one day you’re enemies, the next you’re shaking hands. That’s politicians.’ That bit of wisdom — and despite…

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Why everyone should want America to defend its industrial base

March 9, 2018 8:50 am

If Donald Trump said it was a pretty day outside, his critics would claim he had just sexually harassed the…

Sarah Sanders’ loose lips could capsize the White House

March 9, 2018 7:41 am

There’s a veritable orgy of news coming out of the White House about former porn star Stormy Daniels. The latest…

The McMaster disaster

March 8, 2018 8:51 pm

In recent days and weeks, nominally respectable media outlets in the United States have repeatedly announced that Lieutenant General H.R.…

My date with Steve Bannon

March 8, 2018 12:00 pm

Gstaad The muffled sound of falling snow is ever-present. It makes the dreary beautiful and turns the bleak into magic.…

What if Donald Trump is the Steve Jobs of politics?

March 7, 2018 5:15 pm

I can understand some people not liking the current president of the United States. As Conrad Black put it recently,…

John Bolton’s campaign to be National Security Adviser

March 7, 2018 4:53 pm

In my reporting on John Bolton, the hardline former US Ambassador to the UN, I have noticed a trend. Bolton…

Immigration hardliner blocked as Homeland Security Chief

March 7, 2018 12:46 pm

Immigration hardliner Kris Kobach, the Kansas Secretary of State, was offered and then denied the position of Homeland Security Secretary,…

Donald Trump and the unreality of a two-state solution

March 7, 2018 8:52 am

The AIPAC conference, that annual celebration of the triangular romance between America, Israel and American Jews, concluded last night with…