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Boris’s Iran approach delicately balances European and American interests

15 January 2020 20:21

The Iran nuclear deal has been as lifeless as the surface of the moon ever since Donald Trump pulled out…

Bernie Sanders is back – and Donald Trump is delighted

14 January 2020 11:24

Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign looked listless back in October. Sure, the Vermont senator and 2016 Democratic party runner-up still had…

Corbyn’s Stop the War protest speech was his worst yet

13 January 2020 13:30

About a hundred Stop the War activists gathered outside BBC Broadcasting House on Saturday to protest against a possible conflict…

Iran’s mullahs are right to be rattled about what is unfolding on the streets of Tehran

13 January 2020 11:23

On the streets of Tehran the real story from inside the Islamic Republic is being written. And Iran’s Mullahs are…

Could this be the beginning of the end for Iran’s mullahs?

11 January 2020 12:51

It is easy to construct a scenario in which tit for tat actions by the Americans and Iranians lead to…

My despair at those who weep for Quassem Soleimani

9 January 2020 8:01

A few hours into the new year, pro-Assad forces targeted a school in southern Idlib with a cluster bomb. The bombing took…

Soleimani’s assassination has exposed the EU’s big weakness

8 January 2020 12:02

What a difference a day makes. When I went to bed on 2 January what seemed to be the most…

Could Iran’s retaliation against the United States lead to war?

8 January 2020 8:11

So it happened. Iran has just struck back against the United States for its killing of Quds force chief Qassem…

Boris Johnson’s dismal response to Qasem Soleimani’s assassination

7 January 2020 10:59

Two weeks ago, I asked what kind of prime minister Boris Johnson might be and whether he could be ‘the…

How can I get Trump to be rude about me?

1 January 2020 7:00

From Rory StewartQ. I am running for Mayor of London, and had hoped I could get people to focus on…

The real impeachment scandal

19 December 2019 14:50

I am so glad that Nancy Pelosi has finally come to her senses and declared — on the floor of…

Trump has now been impeached – so what happens next?

19 December 2019 8:26

The official impeachment debate on the floor of the House of Representatives began with a solemn call from Speaker Nancy…

What Donald Trump must learn from Boris Johnson’s triumph

14 December 2019 10:00

Donald Trump has reason to feel good about the British election. The success of the Brexit referendum in June 2016 was…

Trump’s impeachment can only go one way – in his favour

11 December 2019 10:55

After 17 witnesses, weeks of closed-door depositions and public hearings and a lot of heated back-and-forth between the parties, it…

Trump flies home as Tories breathe a sigh of relief

4 December 2019 18:37

Donald Trump is on his way back to the US, and—as Katy says —they’ll be breathing a large sigh of…

What really happens when Trump comes to town?

3 December 2019 16:37

Air Force One touched down at Stansted Airport last night for the annual Nato summit, held just over a week…

Tories shouldn’t be terrified by Trump’s trip to London

28 November 2019 11:35

Never mind the polls, Conservative insiders are more terrified about something else at the moment. The Donald is coming. CCHQ…

Trump is right about West Bank settlements – but it won’t help Israel

20 November 2019 13:33

In the dying days of Bush’s America, when the culture war was a light skirmish over gays getting hitched in…

Hysteria about Russian interference is becoming a joke

6 November 2019 12:02

The murder of Russian defector and fierce Putin critic Alexander Litvinenko was a radioactive wake-up call to many in the…

Democrats don’t want to impeach Trump

1 November 2019 9:59

Democrats are eager for the 2020 election to be defined by something other than the issues. The impeachment of Bill…