US presidential election

With Hillary Clinton’s hopes in the balance, will Joe Biden now enter the race?

2 February 2016 11:44

What now for Hillary Clinton? The rumour in Washington last week was that, given her weak position in New Hampshire and…

A memo for Dr Ben Carson: Islam and Islamism are conjoined but distinct

29 September 2015 17:20

Like so many of the conjoined twins Dr Ben Carson has skilfully separated, Islam the monotheism, compatible with democracy, and…

There was nothing illiberal about Ben Carson’s ‘Muslim president’ comment

22 September 2015 12:42

Republican hopeful Ben Carson was asked on television whether a president’s religious faith matters. He said that a president’s faith…