Dominic Green

The masochistic perversity of the Special Relationship

12 July 2018 8:25 am

London The American president is coming! All over Britain, people are putting up the bunting, cutting the crusts off the…

Jacob Rees-Mogg: What I’d do as UK Home Secretary

10 July 2018 3:50 pm

‘It’s mad to have an immigration system that doesn’t allow people in who you actually need, and does allow people in who you don’t need.’

Trump’s Mideast ‘deal of the century’ turns out to be a big fat nothing burger

9 July 2018 11:04 am

When Donald Trump promised a ‘deal of the century’ between Israelis and Palestinians, he didn’t mention which century he had…

Freaky Friday for the sex wars: Netflix’s I Am Not an Easy Man reviewed

1 July 2018 12:19 pm

You know the feeling. One minute, you’re an oversexed adman, strolling the streets of Paris and propositioning every woman you…

Congratulations, America, on missing the World Cup

29 June 2018 2:06 pm

The opening round of the soccer World Cup is under way in Russia. If you’re lucky, you won’t have noticed.…

Michael Avenatti resembles the ‘manager’ who takes an inordinate slice of a working girl’s earnings

25 June 2018 7:33 pm

The crusading lawyer waves the sword of justice around in order to distract us from the sleaze behind his shield.

Film review: Westwood – Punk, Icon, Activist

24 June 2018 11:39 am

This is a golden age for documentaries, if you have time to view them. Digital film and editing have reduced…

The club sandwich: three slices of white supremacy?

20 June 2018 3:35 pm

Is ‘the perfect American food’ soaked in imperialism and all-male white chumminess?

The Royals are Deplorables

18 June 2018 6:40 pm

Is Prince Harry a Trumpist, as his father-in-law insinuates?

Junot Diaz is the right kind of sex pest for the left

8 June 2018 6:01 pm

Male writers of colour rejoiced this week when the editors of the Boston Review established new guidelines for what is and isn’t…

Spartacus wasn’t Stanley Kubrick’s only slave

1 June 2018 5:04 pm

Leon Vitali is an actor who passed through the looking glass of Stanley Kubrick’s camera and became Kubrick’s right arm.…

You didn’t have to be mad to work for Tommy Nutter — but it helped

31 May 2018 7:43 pm

How an eccentric tailor took over Savile Row in the late 60s.

Forgive Dinesh D’Souza — he knows exactly what he’s done

31 May 2018 6:36 pm

Three theories on why the conservative author received a presidential pardon.

Roseanne isn’t abhorrent — she’s just mad

29 May 2018 9:29 pm

Couldn't ABC have reminded people that Roseanne Barr is mentally ill, and more in need of treatment than degradation?

First Reformed is Taxi Driver for the age of Trump

26 May 2018 2:00 pm

‘That was some weird shit,’ George W. Bush is said to have muttered after Donald Trump’s desolate inauguration speech of…

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The partisan Russian meddling cases are helping no one

26 April 2018 1:20 pm

There are two ways of looking at the multi-million dollar suit that the Democratic National Committee filed last week in…

Israel at 70: there’s no failure like success

18 April 2018 10:05 am

On Wednesday, Israel marks seventy years of statehood. When David Ben Gurion declared independence on May 14th, 1948—the anniversary floats…

Review: Chappaquiddick – Ted Kennedy and the Fall of Dickarus

15 April 2018 12:19 pm

They called Ted Kennedy the Lion of the Senate. He spent most of his time stuffed, satiated and asleep, and…

Bombing Syria would be a grave mistake

13 April 2018 3:53 pm

‘The whole of the Balkans,’ Otto von Bismarck said, ‘is not worth the bones of a single Pomeranian grenadier.’ He…

Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing makes me fear for the future of democracy

11 April 2018 4:20 pm

Mark Zuckerberg came to Washington this week. Just an ordinary, common-sense guy, with matching hoodies in his roll-on, and a…

America’s defeat in Syria is complete

9 April 2018 3:52 pm

The Syrian civil war is in its endgame, and the ‘political solution’ that the leaders of the Western democracy talk…

Mohammad bin Salman’s fake news

4 April 2018 10:53 am

Some people will believe anything, so other people will say anything, especially if they’re desperate. The headline news in Saudi…

Why are Harvard and MIT selling out to the Saudis?

2 April 2018 6:40 pm

It’s all relative with Saudi Arabia. Everyone who matters is related to everyone else. Even relative to the degraded standards…