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Portrait of the week: Terror in London, Trump in London and a resignation in Malta

7 December 2019 9:00 am

Home Usman Khan, aged 28, out of prison on licence after serving eight years of a 16-year sentence for preparing…

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Pelosi’s rush to impeachment

6 December 2019 4:54 am

‘Breaking news’ sirens sounded over the Twitter webs when Nancy Pelosi announced she is instructing House Democrats to draft articles…

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Impeachment really is a pathetic clown show 

6 December 2019 4:14 am

First it was COLLUSION! Can you believe it? Trump was colluding with the Russians to steal the election from its…

Trump flies home as Tories breathe a sigh of relief

5 December 2019 5:37 am

Donald Trump is on his way back to the US, and—as Katy says —they’ll be breathing a large sigh of…

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Trump is saving Nato

5 December 2019 4:32 am

It’s almost Nato as usual when Emmanuel Macron calls Nato ‘brain dead’. It’s Nato as usual, and Donald Trump as…

Trump’s visit couldn’t come at a worse time – for Boris and for Nato

30 November 2019 9:00 am

In the next few days, on 3 and 4 December, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will host a grand international conference…

Tories shouldn’t be terrified by Trump’s trip to London

28 November 2019 10:35 pm

Never mind the polls, Conservative insiders are more terrified about something else at the moment. The Donald is coming. CCHQ…

Ben Lerner’s much hyped latest novel reads like an audit of contemporary grievances

16 November 2019 9:00 am

Things keep recurring in the novels of Ben Lerner — snatches of conversation, lines of poetry, Lerner himself. But in…

The mesmerising mediocrity of Trump’s opponents

9 November 2019 9:00 am

If you believe the headlines, President Donald Trump is in deep trouble. The great impeachment saga is gathering pace. House…

The story behind Donald Trump’s fake withdrawal from Syria

2 November 2019 9:00 am

That noise you can hear is Donald Trump flip–flopping in the sand. Last week, American troops and dozens of tanks…

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Why the left wants a political advertising ban

2 November 2019 1:45 am

An easy, crowd-pleasing opinion column would maintain that banning political adverts from social media platforms is wrong because it implies…

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The impeachment horror show

1 November 2019 5:25 am

Is President Donald Trump spooked? The Democrats just pushed through a Halloween raft of impeachment rules. Nancy Pelosi’s smile has…

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Stop all the clocks, Baghdadi is dead

29 October 2019 5:08 am

Bright eyes, burning like fire Bright eyes, how can you close and fail? How can the light that burned so…

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Trump uses provocative terms because he wants to provoke

23 October 2019 4:11 am

We should be bored by now — perhaps we are. Certainly, the anger against Donald Trump’s tweets isn’t quite as…

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Does Trump have a better idea than endless wars?

22 October 2019 4:02 pm

This article is in The Spectator’s November 2019 US edition. Subscribe here. ‘WE WILL FIGHT WHERE IT IS TO OUR BENEFIT, AND…

Donald Trump is key to Boris Johnson’s survival

19 October 2019 9:00 am

There are so many problems confronting our polity this week that it is almost impossible to write about any of…

Kurdish politician Hervin Khalaf, who was apparently pulled from her car and executed last week by Turkish-backed paramilitaries [Photo: Getty]

Pax Russica: as Trump abandons Syria’s Kurds, Russia is ready to expand its empire

19 October 2019 9:00 am

While American troops were hurriedly leaving north-eastern Syria, a young female Kurdish politician called Hervin Khalaf was pulled from her…

Portrait of the week: Brexit approaches, Extinction Rebellion protests and Donald Trump tweets

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Home After a telephone conversation between Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, a Downing Street…

Even Donald Trump is tweeting about Spectator USA

12 October 2019 9:00 am

We’ve just launched the US edition of The Spectator and the reaction so far has been great. Americans can be…

Donald Trump’s shameful Syrian betrayal

10 October 2019 10:26 pm

Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria is one of the most shortsighted foreign policy miscalculations in recent memory.…

What you can tell about a man from his choice of underwear

5 October 2019 9:00 am

New York It’s Indian summertime and the living is easy. There hasn’t been a cloud above the Bagel for two…

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Impeachment is regime suicide

2 October 2019 12:57 am

The Democratic party and the chattering classes are playing a dangerous game with impeachment. Their are two modern precedents —…

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Donald Trump’s blunderful presidency

1 October 2019 6:49 am

There’s a story about Donald Trump during the 2016 election campaign that, apocryphal or not, explains why he’s now facing…

The age of LOLitics

30 September 2019 10:54 pm

This article is in The Spectator’s inaugural US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. One thing is now as obvious as a brick…

Portrait of the week: A Supreme Court ruling, Labour’s messy conference and Donald Trump’s ‘impeachment’

28 September 2019 9:00 am

Home Eleven justices of the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that in advising the Queen to prorogue parliament ‘the Prime Minister’s…