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How government can learn from disasters

11 May 2020 10:17 pm

Soon enough, Congress will hold hearings to investigate the federal response to the Wuhan virus pandemic. It is almost a…

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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

Scooter Libby’s conviction looks ever shakier – and a sign of the deep problem with America’s special prosecutors

In defence of Christianity

4 April 2015 9:00 am

Churchgoers face a tidal wave of negativity in modern Britain

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

You can’t understand any of the world’s crises without understanding petropolitics

Clinton vs Bush — again

26 April 2014 9:00 am

American politics looks increasingly like an oligarchy