Biden

The Biden Bust is here

29 April 2022 1:25 am

A wave of government spending would reboot the economy. Fairer taxes would pay for restored infrastructure. Skills would be improved,…

Could Biden gaffe us into world war three?

27 March 2022 9:19 pm

‘I want your point of view, Joe,’ Barack Obama once told his vice-president Joe Biden. ‘I just want it in…

Was Biden's chemical weapons threat a gaffe?

25 March 2022 11:56 pm

Did Joe Biden mean to threaten Russia with a chemical weapons attack? That seemed to be what he implied at…

Why is Biden copying Obama's mistakes with Iran?

23 March 2022 6:00 pm

There was a picture taken today that says more than just a thousand words. The photograph was snapped in Sharm…

Why was the Hunter Biden laptop story covered up?

18 March 2022 7:17 pm

It’s now a familiar pattern – a sensational news story is dismissed by serious journalists as bogus right-wing agitprop. You’d…

Kamala invades Poland

11 March 2022 3:04 am

You can tell that the Biden administration is getting serious. They have unleashed their ultimate weapon, cackle diplomacy. The warhead is…

Why would the Saudis bail out Biden?

10 March 2022 4:47 am

Is Saudi Arabia shunning Washington? Mohammed bin Salman has reportedly been refusing to phone Joe Biden, who wants the kingdom to…

Why the silence over Biden's links with Ukraine?

23 February 2022 6:28 pm

‘He has been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades.’ So…

Putin must look at the West and laugh

23 February 2022 6:15 am

Whatever the West’s response to Russia’s attack on Ukraine’s sovereignty, the crisis demonstrates the limitations of western politics and policy…

The Ukraine crisis has united the West

15 February 2022 7:38 am

There has been a subtle change of tone from Joe Biden and Boris Johnson about the likelihood of a Russian…

What really happens if Russia invades Ukraine?

15 February 2022 1:47 am

Russia will pay an enormous price if it invades Ukraine, whether it goes for the whole country or only the…

Are Kamala Harris's days as Veep numbered?

1 February 2022 3:48 am

President Joe Biden promised last week to nominate the first black woman to the Supreme Court. ‘Long overdue,’ he says.…

No, Biden didn't just snub Brexit Britain

22 September 2021 11:54 pm

For European Union enthusiasts, the ‘trade deal with America’ has joined ‘£350 million pledge on a bus’ as one of…

Biden is losing Nato

19 September 2021 4:00 pm

The forming of the Australia-UK-US (Aukus) military alliance in the Pacific shows how everything Trump can say, Biden can do.…

The real reason France was excluded from Aukus

19 September 2021 6:30 am

The fallout from Australia’s cancellation of its submarine contract with France and the new trilateral Indo-Pacific security pact between Australia,…

The China challenge has no precedent

7 August 2021 11:53 am

The US has never been more worried by the rise of China than it is today. In my Times column…

New York’s vaccine passport scheme could have a nasty side effect

4 August 2021 7:11 pm

The latest French export to the United States is a requirement that people show proof of vaccination to visit indoor bars,…

Could street protests finally topple Cuba's communist regime?

14 July 2021 8:33 am

Could the growing tide of protests finally topple Cuba’s communist government? Many Cubans are certainly angry: Sunday marked the largest-ever demonstration against…

Why the Biden-Putin summit wasn't a waste of time

17 June 2021 7:43 am

The meeting between U.S. president Joe Biden and Russian president Vladimir Putin in Geneva started cordially enough. A quick handshake, toothy smiles…

Biden's tax plan spells bad news for Ireland

28 May 2021 2:54 am

Biden’s America, of course, is all about re-engaging with the world after four years of isolationism. But if you are…

Can Biden bring relations with Russia back from the brink?

21 April 2021 4:00 pm

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov delivered a depressing assessment on the state of U.S.-Russia relations earlier this month. While holding…

Biden must learn from Trump's mistakes on North Korea

4 March 2021 5:30 pm

Anniversaries are usually celebratory occasions, but not this one. It’s now been two years since the infamous Hanoi summit between Donald…

Welcome to Trump’s second term

3 March 2021 2:41 am

President Biden’s emphatic assertion that ‘America is back’ at the Munich Security Conference last month was met with a lukewarm…

Is Joe Biden’s administration fit for the 2020s?

16 January 2021 6:09 pm

Joe Biden’s Cabinet nominees have been warmly received by the massed ranks of anti-Trumpists in Washington. But the warmth stateside…

What does Trump want now? Revenge — and a second term

15 January 2021 6:30 pm

The figure of the ex-president is one of the most endearingly republican features of American politics. He who was the…