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Donald Trump’s shameful Syrian betrayal

10 October 2019 12:26

Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria is one of the most shortsighted foreign policy miscalculations in recent memory.…

Yes, Trump’s tweet was racist. But BBC rules stop presenters saying so

30 September 2019 9:41

All of the following things are true. Naga Munchetty, co-host of BBC Breakfast, is a very good TV journalist, one…

John Bolton is gone — Boltonism isn’t

10 September 2019 17:51

John Bolton is out. It was a long time coming — Trump resisted hiring him in the first place, passing him over…

Forget Greenland, Donald Trump should buy Scotland

23 August 2019 17:24

Donald Trump’s attempted purchase of Greenland may have fallen through but if he’s still in the market, there’s some prime…

Never Trumpers are back. Here’s why they will fail again

22 August 2019 10:58

From the moment Donald Trump stepped onto the escalator in Trump Tower to announce his candidacy for president of the…

Jeremy Corbyn, not Boris Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’

19 August 2019 13:38

Jez he did! Jeremy Corbyn has just surprised absolutely nobody by calling Prime Minister Boris Johnson ‘Britain’s Trump.’ He labelled…

Joe Biden won’t beat Donald Trump

19 August 2019 10:09

Joe Biden has led Democratic polls since day one, holding the kind of consistent lead within his party that Donald…

Donald Trump is the president who can’t do compassion

9 August 2019 7:45

The president of the United States has to wear many hats. When a crisis hits the world, it’s the president…

Americans are watching Boris Johnson with a morbid interest

23 July 2019 18:07

Donald Trump didn’t take long to congratulate Boris Johnson on his victory in today’s Tory leadership race. ‘He will be…

In defence of Matthew Parris

17 July 2019 17:09

A perfectly sensible observation from Matthew Parris has incurred the wrath of his colleagues on the Times. Speaking of Trump’s…

Why won’t Brexiteers stand up to Donald Trump?

10 July 2019 16:25

There’s a new way of testing if someone is genuinely committed to the ideal of national sovereignty. Let’s call it…

Sir Kim Darroch failed to recognise Trump’s communicative genius

10 July 2019 14:41

When I last talked to Sir Kim Darroch, he was a slim young private secretary, so it was a long…

Watch: Matt Hancock dodges Kim Darroch question 17 times

10 July 2019 8:21

Should Sir Kim Darroch resign as British ambassador in the wake of the row with Donald Trump? It is a…

Jeremy Hunt shows he doesn’t know how to handle Donald Trump

9 July 2019 19:04

Jeremy Hunt has tried to end the war of words between Donald Trump and Britain’s ambassador in Washington. But his open…

Trump takes another pop at ‘wacky’ Kim Darroch

9 July 2019 13:25

Donald Trump is at it again. Only a few hours after his Twitter outburst last night, the president has taken…

The shame of Donald Trump’s British acolytes

9 July 2019 12:10

Why does the right hate Britain so much? That’s one of the questions arising from both the leaking of Kim…

Can Donald Trump be tamed for the 2020 election?

17 June 2019 7:46

Donald Trump is at his best when he’s campaigning. The man loves the limelight, the massive rallies in 20,000-seat arenas…

Biden vs Trump could be nastier than Clinton vs Trump

13 June 2019 8:00

America’s last presidential election campaign won’t be easily forgotten. From leaked Access Hollywood tapes and spurious insults between the two contenders to…

What Prince Harry can learn from Charles on dealing with Trump

5 June 2019 11:39

Donald Trump said in his interview with Good Morning Britain this morning that he ‘totally listened’ to Prince Charles’s views…

On the barricades of London’s anti-Trump ‘carnival of resistance’

4 June 2019 21:47

Even on a day like this, a wet Tuesday in June, you would expect the British left to find a…