Barack Obama

Portrait of the week

3 May 2014 9:00 am

Home The British economy grew by 0.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2014, disappointing hotheads who’d expected 1 per cent. It…

When Taki met Al Sharpton

19 April 2014 9:00 am

 New York This is a tale of two escape artists in one city. Let’s start with my old friend the…

Hillary, Obama, Osama — and a hapless Bill

22 February 2014 9:00 am

The actor David Niven was once badgered by the American columnist William F. Buckley to introduce him to Marc Chagall,…

The Iran deal just shows how badly Obama has failed

30 November 2013 9:00 am

He wasn’t the first president to promise to bend the arc of history. And he won’t be the last to fail