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Europeans are hurting themselves on Iran — and the US

23 May 2018 5:37 pm

Will France, Britain and Germany really pay the price of guaranteeing the international order? Of course not — they can’t afford it

The sorry state of Trump’s affairs

23 May 2018 1:53 pm

At home and abroad, the President is suddenly beleaguered

Bernard Lewis was right about ‘the return of Islam’

22 May 2018 10:54 am

When Edmund Burke died, he asked that his grave be hidden, so that his enemies wouldn’t disinter him and defile…

Trump is getting ‘schlonged’ by America’s enemies

21 May 2018 3:46 pm

So much for the Nobel Peace Prize that Donald Trump said “everyone thinks” he should receive. The New York Times…

Review: Let the Sunshine In

20 May 2018 9:32 am

Here in the English-speaking world, the hours after work and before dinner are known as the ‘reverse commute’. We spend…

Why do prettier sex-pest men get away with it?

18 May 2018 7:15 pm

Because we're living under the New Misogyny

Could John Bolton cost Trump his Nobel Peace Prize?

16 May 2018 2:38 pm

My, my, my. North Korea is in a snit over National Security Adviser John Bolton who urged it to follow…

Meghan’s embarrassing relatives means she will fit in with the Windsors

15 May 2018 1:03 pm

You don’t get to choose your parents or your siblings. You do, however, get to choose whether you speak to…

Jeff Sessions is a party of one

14 May 2018 8:31 pm

How the Attorney General has used his isolation to his advantage.

Israel is losing the war of images but winning the battle of reality

14 May 2018 3:56 pm

The killing of dozens of Gazans in today’s assault on the Gaza-Israel border was not a surprise, but a strategy—certainly…

John McCain is right about Gina Haspel

11 May 2018 10:20 am

John McCain is a victim of hypocrisy. His allies in Washington and admirers in the national media praise him as…

Europe’s leaders need Trump more than they wish to admit

10 May 2018 4:16 pm

America, meet your European allies in the effort to contain Iran: Emmanuel Macron of France, Theresa May of Britain, and…

Iran’s malevolent mullahs have been well and truly Trumped

9 May 2018 3:12 pm

The only time I met Donald Trump was at a small event for politically mature journalists at the White House…

Does the end of the Iran deal mean war?

9 May 2018 9:08 am

America has a long history of almost getting dragged into other people’s wars. Soon after the founding of the country,…

Sorry Europe, President Trump doesn’t have an Iran plan

8 May 2018 9:37 pm

Despite the high-profile visits of recent weeks, it's the American influence of Bolton that has won out.

Donald Trump pulls out of the Iran deal. Is anyone surprised?

8 May 2018 7:33 pm

Next stop, regime change, and watch how quickly the Iran hawks start pushing for it.

How John McCain lost the Republican Party

6 May 2018 10:20 pm

The Arizona Senator could have been a Donald Trump-type figure. But he never was.

A storm’s a coming for Trump over the ‘dirty ops’ allegations

6 May 2018 5:37 pm

So aides to Donald Trump, the Observer reports, retained an Israeli intelligence organization to launch a ‘dirty ops’ campaign against…

Is Rudy Giuliani all there?

3 May 2018 12:05 pm

The evidence suggests not

How Kanye West could become the next Republican president

3 May 2018 12:27 am

On his new song, Yeezus claims he could be the next occupant of the White House - here's how he would do it

Robert Mueller is out of control. He should be shut down. Now.

2 May 2018 2:52 pm

Pop quiz: how many branches of government are there in the United States? If you said “Four,” go to the…

Peace in Korea doesn’t make war with Iran more likely

1 May 2018 4:05 pm

Readers of Spectator’s USA’s mothership, the venerable yet sprightly London Spectator, will know that one of the secrets of the…

Trump’s presidency is in for a long, difficult summer

1 May 2018 3:16 pm

So it’s true. Donald Trump is going bonkers. This morning he used the British term in a tweet slamming “phony…

Anarchy in the White House — it’s a good thing

1 May 2018 9:07 am

Would Trump without John Kelly be any different from Trump with John Kelly?

Trump’s Korea pact could make a new war in the Middle East more likely

30 April 2018 3:01 pm

The Trump administration may be heading into an infinity war. Europe is gearing up to retaliate against American on the…