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Is Mitt Romney the NeverTrumpers’ great hope?

3 January 2019 11:42

Is Mitt Romney the mouse that roared? Or does he pose a real threat to President Trump? In his Washington Post op-ed,…

Why Donald Trump will step up his feud with the EU this year

3 January 2019 10:50

For Angela Merkel, the chief guardian of Europe’s centrist politics, 2018 was a year of tribulation – and she admits…

How did people end up believing in Trump?

27 December 2018 9:00

Jon Sopel, the BBC’s North America editor, has given us a pithy and perceptive account of today’s USA in his…

What does the British government know about Trump and Russia?

26 December 2018 7:10

We’re closing 2018 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 6: Paul Wood on the UK’s…

Relations between the US and EU have gone from bad to worse

13 December 2018 15:37

One of the most important duties of being an ambassador is serving as a counsellor of sorts. When relations between…

Camille Paglia: ‘Hillary wants Trump to win again’

6 December 2018 8:41

Camille Paglia is one of the most interesting and explosive thinkers of our time. She transgresses academic boundaries and blows…

Emmanuel Macron is Donald Trump in reverse

1 December 2018 9:00

Is Emmanuel Macron the oddest leader in the EU? When he became President of France last year, he made a…

Why Donald Trump thinks the Brexit deal is no good for US-UK trade

26 November 2018 21:38

Donald Trump has always been consistent on Brexit. He admired the spirit of the vote, a freedom-loving people defying their…

Macron and Trump’s doomed bromance is good news for Le Pen

14 November 2018 11:52

Emmanuel Macron’s hosting of sixty world leaders in Paris last weekend to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice has turned…

The lesson of the midterms? Trump’s crudeness works

7 November 2018 14:43

President Donald J. Trump thinks only in terms of winning and losing. On Tuesday, he won and he lost, which…

The Democrat ‘wave’ was barely a wash. The midterms will embolden Trump

7 November 2018 7:38

“Tremendous success tonight. Thank you to all!” said Trump before turning in for the night. “Tomorrow will be a new…

The Democrats’ dismal failure to stamp out anti-Semitism

6 November 2018 19:09

It’s been a year since I warned that the Democrats were at risk of replicating the Labour party’s lurch into…

How Democrat success in the midterms could help Trump

6 November 2018 12:19

Today’s midterm election is bound to put a bit of swagger back into the steps of Democrats. If polls are…

Could the economy rescue Trump in the midterms?

5 November 2018 17:25

The Trump economy has defied all sceptics and naysayers. Unemployment is at half-century record lows, wages are up, and Wall…

What Donald Trump gets wrong about climate change

20 October 2018 9:00

Donald Trump now says of climate change: ‘I don’t think it’s a hoax, I think there’s probably a difference. But…

As Trump cuts funding to the UNRWA, the EU must fill the vacuum

11 October 2018 22:26

On 31st August, in a move celebrated by Benjamin Netanyahu as a ‘blessed change’, the Trump administration announced it would…

Nikki Haley would make a disastrous president

10 October 2018 11:41

The most astonishing thing about Nikki Haley’s resignation as US ambassador to the United Nations is that she leaves on…

The EU’s desperate bid to keep the Iran deal alive isn’t working

8 October 2018 12:49

The European Union finds itself in a bind. Donald Trump’s reintroduction of sanctions against Iran has left European diplomats desperately…

Donald Trump is a free trade hero

19 September 2018 8:44

President Trump has stated on numerous occasions that he wants to increase trade. Under his wise rule, he assures us,…

Donald Trump’s WTO threat shows he is becoming predictable

31 August 2018 12:45

The obvious reaction to Donald Trump’s threat to withdraw the US from the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is that it…

Trumpworld is spinning out of control

22 August 2018 16:21

The fate of the Trump presidency now hangs on what Michael Cohen says

The sordid reality of the Trump presidency

22 August 2018 11:02

‘How ya like me now?’ tweeted Stormy Daniels last night — and, whatever else you might think about a porn…

Trump’s presidency has imploded – in less than two years

22 August 2018 7:21

This is the beginning of the end of the Donald Trump presidency. The double whammy of Michael Cohen, his former…

Angela Merkel prepares for a rematch with Vladimir Putin

16 August 2018 12:40

German chancellor Angela Merkel has a lot on her plate. In addition to keeping her rabble-rouser junior coalition partners in…

Trump’s Iran sanctions send a message to Europe: the U.S. is still the boss

6 August 2018 12:13

On Monday, August 6, the long-arm of the U.S. Treasury Department reached into Europe and violently shook the continent. The…