US foreign policy

Obama’s Brexit overreach is typical of his arrogance

23 April 2016 9:00 am

Nobody could describe Donald Trump as lacking in self-confidence, but the billionaire egomaniac is emotional jelly compared with King Barack.…

I'm no fan of Obama. But on Brexit, he does speak for America

23 April 2016 9:00 am

You don’t like Barack Obama’s foreign policy? Fine, I don’t either. You are impatient to know who the next president…

Obama’s wrong. Americans should back Brexit – and so should you

12 March 2016 9:00 am

Because Americans love Britain, and because we are a presumptuous lot, we often advise the United Kingdom on its foreign…

America would never join anything like the EU. Yet they urge us to stay

20 February 2016 9:00 am

So the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, thinks his country has a ‘profound interest… in a very strong United…

Ben Carson has an amazing story. How about policies?

19 September 2015 8:00 am

   Washington DC Ben Carson is relaxed. ‘He’s always relaxed,’ says an aide. The next televised Republican primary debate is…

Why Saudi Arabia is kicking back against the USA

6 June 2015 9:00 am

Whatever happened to America’s desert kingdom? In the four months since Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud became king of Saudi…

Barack Obama: anatomy of a failure

3 January 2015 9:00 am

President George W. Bush’s place in history is already guaranteed, fixed by a series of monumental blunders that no amount…

The US military should be winning wars, not fighting Ebola

11 October 2014 9:00 am

As a general rule, soldiers should be employed in the business of soldiering — preparing to fight or actually fighting…

What will it take for us to stop doing business with Qatar?

4 October 2014 9:00 am

On 17 June, a meeting of the Henry Jackson Society, held in the House of Commons, discussed (according to the…

Henry Kissinger interview: ‘I don’t see the wisdom there once was’

20 September 2014 9:00 am

Henry Kissinger doesn’t believe in retirement. At 91, having had a heart-valve operation three months ago, he is nonetheless publishing…

Impeaching Obama would be crazy. But the Republicans will probably try

12 July 2014 9:00 am

 Washington DC So it’s come to this: the only thing that can save President Obama from his own complacent and…

If we have to let generals run Egypt, must we pay for them, too?

31 May 2014 9:00 am

The polls have closed, and the result was never in doubt. With a whopping majority, Egyptians have chosen Field Marshal…

Paul Johnson’s diary: Boris would make a great PM – but he must strike now

10 May 2014 9:00 am

I feel an intense antipathy for Vladimir Putin. No one on the international scene has aroused in me such dislike…