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Censored in the City: Dave Rubin on the American liberal orthodoxy

7 May 2019 17:10

Censored in the City is a new podcast taking you through a round-up of news, politics, and culture in New…

Why Donald Trump will win in 2020

7 April 2019 7:12

Writing in September 2015, I predicted Donald Trump would win the White House — and was ridiculed by political ‘experts’…

Boris Johnson summons the spirit of Churchill in Washington DC

14 September 2018 8:03

Boris Johnson landed in Washington, DC on Thursday evening just ahead of Hurricane Florence, and leaving far behind the attentions…

A trade war is a zero sum game

2 May 2018 10:55

A decision on one of the more controversial of U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies was yesterday postponed as the U.S.…

What would a serious trade war between the US and China look like?

5 April 2018 18:23

This is an extract from Martin Vander Weyer’s ‘Any Other Business’ column in this week’s Spectator. ‘Stocks plunge as China…

Donald Trump turns on Steve Bannon

12 April 2017 13:05

Steve Bannon fast became the most powerful person in the world you’ve never heard of. The man behind the Breitbart…

Donald Trump isn’t Hitler. Actually, he’s the new Kaiser Wilhelm II

8 April 2017 10:00

 Massachusetts All politicians wear masks. Donald Trump’s favourite is that of Maximum Leader. It was on display during this past…

Is Trump leading America to war?

2 April 2017 13:00

Michael Howard (the good one, OM, CH, MC) is 94 and still razor-sharp, but depressed by echoes of the 1930s…

Watch: Barack Obama’s 22 vehicle motorcade

22 April 2016 17:35

As Barack Obama urges the UK to stick with the EU on his final official trip to Britain, there has…

Coffee House Podcast: Barack Obama’s Brexit intervention

22 April 2016 12:33

Barack Obama has waded into the Brexit debate but should he be lecturing us about the EU referendum? On this…

Why is the Foreign Office getting involved in America’s gay rights debate?

22 April 2016 8:41

If there was one piece of advice the Foreign Office was going to give to British citizens travelling to the…

Yes, Obama may be deeply annoying. But on Europe, he's right

22 April 2016 8:16

You don’t like Barack Obama’s foreign policy? Fine, I don’t either. You are impatient to know who the next president…

Marco Rubio reveals his secret weapon: Donald Trump’s ‘small hands’

29 February 2016 20:52

After months of playing nice, Marco Rubio has finally turned on his Republican candidate rival Donald Trump. After criticising Trump for…

The Pope vs The Donald. Who will win?

17 February 2016 14:02

It’s pretty extraordinary that a leading contender for the American presidency has just effectively threatened the Pope with terrorism. But then,…

Can Marco Rubio win tonight?

1 February 2016 16:49

Marco Rubio wins tonight in Iowa — by coming third. That, I suspect, will be the on dit among the commentariat…

‘Death to America’ is more diplomatic than you think, says Iran’s supreme leader

3 November 2015 18:30

When the Iran nuclear deal was debated in Washington, the popular Iranian chant ‘Death to America!’ was a regular point…

Drone assassination is addictive. Is Britain now hooked?

9 September 2015 11:21

With the drone killing in Syria of Reyaad Khan and Ruhul Amin, Britain joins an exclusive club. Only Israel and…

The sooner the Republicans stop Donald Trump, the sooner they can beat Hillary Clinton

28 July 2015 10:42

Lunatics with money are never ‘mad’, only eccentric. In America, they can also class as Republican presidential candidates. Hence Donald…

Sepp Blatter falls foul of the world’s CCTV system

2 June 2015 18:33

 ‘In matters of criminal justice,’ said NatWest Three defendant David Bermingham after a London court extradited him and his co-defendants…

Mass surveillance is being undermined by the ‘Snowden effect’

2 June 2015 14:28

We are in the middle of a Crypto war again. Perhaps we have always been in the middle of a…