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Romney Republicanism could never win

6 October 2019 6:56 am

This article is in The Spectator’s inaugural US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. As Donald Trump strides toward his fourth year in…

The first real gaffe of the EU referendum? It’s from Charles Moore

4 June 2016 9:00 am

It was a famous American editor and columnist Michael Kinsley who once defined the political ‘gaffe’ as something that occurs…

Further dispatches from Syria’s maelstrom

16 April 2016 9:00 am

The mechanic, blinded in one eye by shrapnel, spent three days searching for his family in the destroyed buildings and…

I’m not surprised that my friend Donald Trump is leading in the polls

24 October 2015 9:00 am

As everyone knows, journalists tend to take themselves seriously, especially American journalists, who take themselves very, very seriously. Dan Rather…

Judith Miller, Scooter Libby, and the trouble with special prosecutors

25 April 2015 9:00 am

Nothing is capable of undermining American democracy more than its legal system. Amid the plea bargains, perp walks and 95…

In defence of Christianity

4 April 2015 9:00 am

Jeremy Paxman was on great form last week, reminding us that when it comes to being rude to prime ministers…

Tony Judt: a man of paradox who made perfect sense

7 February 2015 9:00 am

Tony Judt was not only a great historian, he was also a great essayist and commentator on international politics. Few…

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The deep Britishness of fish and chips

1 November 2014 9:00 am

During the D-day landings, members of the parachute regiment, finding themselves behind enemy lines at night, needed a way of…

The wars that really are about the oil

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Is international conflict really just a fight over oil? It sometimes seems that way. In Syria and Iraq, the militants…

Clinton vs Bush — again

26 April 2014 9:00 am

America is much less threatened by right-wing extremists than by the oligarchic rule of the two major political parties. The…