US Politics

Will Trump end the Mueller inquiry or will the Mueller inquiry end Trump?

15 May 2018 8:10 am

May 17, 2017 started out as any other day in Donald Trump’s Washington. Men and women in suits with briefcases…

Does Mike Pompeo really think he can cut a good deal with North Korea?

14 May 2018 9:12 pm

The new secretary of state has already blundered during his short tenure.

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…

Is Trump preparing to sell out South Korea?

14 May 2018 3:19 pm

Maybe President Trump has finally given up on his cherished dream of Vladimir Putin as his new best friend. It…

Trump is on a roll. But is it all artifice?

12 May 2018 4:01 pm

On June 12 Donald Trump will meet Kim Jong-un in Singapore. Trump is ebullient. “World Peace” is what he will…

Ben Shapiro, the child prodigy gone right

11 May 2018 3:24 pm

A day with the host of the fastest growing conservative podcast, as he addresses his biggest ever student crowd.

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…

America is in the middle of a Russian influence campaign – not at the end

10 May 2018 10:15 pm

We need only look to London for lessons in how oligarchs apply pressure.

Michael Cohen’s cover-ups, denials and supposed Russian connections

10 May 2018 5:13 pm

What exactly does Robert Mueller have on Trump's former lawyer?

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…

Thanks to Donald Trump, night is falling in Iran again

10 May 2018 12:47 pm

In the White House on Tuesday, with the world just where he wanted it — eyes on the TV, transfixed…

Blankenship’s loss is an important victory for the Republican establishment

10 May 2018 8:50 am

The midterm elections this November are bound to be a rough slog for a Republican Party desperately trying to keep…

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,…

America goes rogue

9 May 2018 1:11 am

How the abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal could mark the start of a Saudi-American-Israeli axis.

Britain and France will have to learn to live with America’s new position on Iran

8 May 2018 11:01 pm

Now that the President has made his decision, it is Boris Johnson and his counterparts who are going to have to work out what they want to save and what they want to do.

Can Trump now build a better Iran deal for everyone?

8 May 2018 10:38 pm

The president can go back to the drawing board with Britain, France and Germany - all while imposing harsh sanctions.

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.

When it comes to Iran, Rudy Giuliani is on fighting form

8 May 2018 8:55 pm

With the president’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal, it seems clear that his lawyer has his ear.

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.

Does Facebook want news ratings to fail?

8 May 2018 5:34 pm

The social media giant is turning its attention to locking in their current advantage

Why the Democrats will lose their battle to stop Gina Haspel

8 May 2018 5:26 pm

Donald Trump is not known as a champion of women, but he thinks he should be.  The President wants the…

John Kerry’s pathetic attempt to salvage his State Department legacy

7 May 2018 11:06 pm

The former Secretary of State has been meeting with foreign dignitaries to save the Iran deal

America’s winners are spiritually sick

7 May 2018 10:03 pm

If Trump is rotten from the core, what the hell does that say about the popular culture we’ve all let flourish in the past few decades?