Paul Wood

In defence of Christopher Steele

17 February 2018 9:00 am

There are two Trump-Russia ‘conspiracies’. In one, the US President is bought or blackmailed by the Kremlin. In the other,…

Man is lyng on therapist's couch, wearing a Napoleon hat and boots. Therapist says, "At least you don't think you're Donald Trump."

Therapy

15 February 2018 3:00 pm

A day of reckoning is coming for America’s muddled Middle East policies

27 January 2018 9:00 am

 Beirut ‘If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense,’ said Alice. ‘Nothing would be what it…

Pigs

4 January 2018 3:00 pm

‘Maybe this would change your mind about giving me some antibiotics?’

Antibiotics

16 November 2017 3:00 pm

Walk

9 November 2017 3:00 pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller is closing in on Paul Manafort – and Trump should be worried

4 November 2017 9:00 am

 Kiev Before he was Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort worked for the president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych. Yanukovych started…

Survey

26 October 2017 2:00 pm

‘Phwoar, that Theresa May’s a bit of all right.’

Robots

28 September 2017 1:00 pm

‘Is everything OK with your meal? Your child isn’t running wild in our restaurant.’

Meal

31 August 2017 1:00 pm

‘The beer costs the same – we just don’t talk about Trump.’

Pub

24 August 2017 1:00 pm

The true Trump scandal

19 August 2017 9:00 am

 Washington DC The National Enquirer presented Trump watchers with a mystery last week. Why did it print an attack on…

Evolution

3 August 2017 1:00 pm

A junior scandal

15 July 2017 9:00 am

On the main allegations of collusion with Russia, there’s still no smoking gun

The myth of the plucky Kurdish warrior

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Western powers’ favourite allies in Iraq and Syria have problems – and divisions – of their own

The truth about Islamic State: it's in crisis

9 January 2016 9:00 am

Disillusioned Islamic State recruits are deserting the bloodthirsty terror group as it loses territory

How far can Bernie Sanders go?

24 October 2015 9:00 am

Could the socialist senator of Vermont be on track to win the Democratic nomination?

Ben Carson has an amazing story. How about policies?

19 September 2015 8:00 am

Republican surprise package Dr Ben Carson has an amazing story to tell. Asking him about policy is a little harder

‘Keep out the Mexicans and al-Qaeda’: with Donald Trump and his fans at the Iowa State Fair

22 August 2015 9:00 am

 The Iowa State Fair ‘Donnnaaallldd!!! Donnnaaaaallldd!!!’ Donald Trump was surrounded by fans. He looked happy. He took a bite out of…

Lesbos: the tourist island where half Greece's migrants land

1 August 2015 9:00 am

On a Greek beach, watching migrants’ dinghies arrive from Turkey

How the other half of the press parties – a war correspondent’s letter from Washington

9 May 2015 9:00 am

This week has been all about the election, the US presidential election that is. It is 18 months away but…

Forget Geneva: the real US-Iran carve-up is happening in Iraq

21 March 2015 9:00 am

While Obama talks centrifuges in Geneva, Iranian-backed militia are redrawing the map of Iraq

Shelling, militiamen and shattered villages: welcome to eastern Ukraine’s ceasefire

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Ukraine’s war goes on – in some places now, and soon everywhere

Black flags and Christmas lights: a letter from Beirut

13 December 2014 9:00 am

Blue and white Christmas lights twinkle over the shops near my apartment in Beirut’s Christian quarter; pricy boutiques display elaborate…

How Islamic State commanders squeeze their hostages for every penny

15 November 2014 9:00 am

Islamic State commanders know exactly how to extract the greatest possible profit from their hostages. Some care about little else