Stephen Loosley

‘Ah, those were the days’

American notes

22 February 2014 9:00 am

The 1980 US presidential election campaign was characterised by warnings from the Carter White House about the impact of a…

Sound military history

18 January 2014 9:00 am

Scott Fitzgerald once made the famous observation that there are no second acts in American life. Perhaps. But Mike Carlton…

The way it was

30 November 2013 9:00 am

There is a test in Canberra which applies to the quality of political commentary. It is called the ‘Blue Poles’…

The useful Colonel Houses

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was determined to get the measure of Britain’s wartime prime minister Winston Churchill, and of Britain’s chances…