Israel's policy is an invitation to disaster
By David Miliband - 20 November 15:12

The country needs to remember that self-defence is not the same as smart defence.

Israel must "flatten Gaza" like the US flattened Japan, says Sharon's son
By George Eaton - 19 November 7:32

A chilling article by Gilad Sharon, son of the former Israeli prime minister, in the Jerusalem Post.

Why is the Arab League silent about Darfur?
By Magdy el-Baghdady - 16 November 11:37

Arab and Muslim nations condemn Israel but remain mute in the face of ongoing ethnic cleansing in Sudan.

Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.
"It's got to do with Iran" - Chief Rabbi caught off guard on the Today programme
By George Eaton - 16 November 9:18

Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks says Gaza conflict is "to do with Iran" after not realising he was still on air.

Palestinians extinguish fire from the car of Ahmed Said Khalil al-Jabari.
Israel and Hamas on the brink of war after assassination of military leader
By George Eaton - 15 November 8:05

Hamas military commander killed as Israel launches new Gaza offensive.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By New Statesman - 14 November 7:40

The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.

Barack Obama delivering a statement about the economy
Obama's real mandate is against America's bosses
By John Stoehr - 13 November 16:26

When workers are given a clear choice, they choose the man who fights for them.

Instagram becomes Dronestagram
Dronestagram: the locations behind America's secret drone war
By James Bridle - 12 November 11:04

These are the places most of us will never see. We do not know these landscapes and we cannot visit them.

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Watch: President Obama's thank-you speech to his Chicago campaign staff
By Alex Hern - 09 November 10:28

The president seems like a nice sort of guy, really.

Leader: A lesson for the Republicans
By New Statesman - 08 November 11:07

Viewed from Britain, often through the prism of scornful media, the US Republican Party can seem a paranoid, fanatical sect. That jaundiced representation makes it hard to understand how the presidential contest could have been even remotely competitive.

Quote of the Day
By New Statesman - 08 November 7:21

Angela Merkel on Britain leaving the EU.

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The assassin’s creed
By Michael Newton - 08 November 6:44

The killings of Abraham Lincoln, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and John F Kennedy all seemed world-changing events. But is assassination anything other than an act of petty vanity?

Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Mali and Shasa.
Obama's disunited states
By Ben Fox - 07 November 23:18

It would be a mistake to regard the result as a sweeping endorsement of the Obama presidency.

Barack Obama makes campaign calls from an office in Ohio
Ohio: In the eye of the electoral storm
By Nicky Woolf - 07 November 16:22

After the best part of a year at the frantic centre of a national campaign, Ohio is tired to the bone.

Barack Obama walks off the stage following his victory speech on election night.
Obama’s ground game, avoiding the fiscal cliff and thoughts of President Gore
By Douglas Alexander - 07 November 16:18

There is relief – and pride – about the US election result in Labour ranks.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
The Republicans must accept that they can't rely on white votes to win
By Sunder Katwala - 07 November 12:04

With whites now accounting for only 72 per cent of the electorate, the party's election strategy is bust.

The ten best US election stats
By George Eaton - 07 November 10:55

Including, how the Democrats have won the popular vote in five of the last six elections.

The winners and losers of the US election
By Caroline Crampton and Helen Lewis - 07 November 10:40

From Elizabeth Warren and memes, to glum Fox News pundits and Paul Ryan's biceps.

Mitt Romney acknowledges the cheers of his supporters at his rally in Boston
5 Pictures Of Mitt Romney Looking Sad
By Caroline Crampton - 07 November 9:53

The Republican candidate was gracious at the end, but couldn't help looking a bit sad at his defeat.

The lessons for Labour from Obama's lacklustre campaign
By Anthony Painter and Marcus Roberts - 07 November 9:28

The US president owes his victory to his political machine, not his campaign strategy.

Barack Obama's acceptance speech: video and full text
By New Statesman - 07 November 7:47

"I believe we can seize this future together because we are not as divided as our politics suggests."

The photo tweeted by Barack Obama after he secured re-election.
Obama re-elected as Romney concedes defeat
By George Eaton - 07 November 6:28

US president wins decisive re-election after securing key swing states.

The west must not resort to expediency in Afghanistan
By Dan Jarvis - 06 November 17:03

The US and its allies should take a much harder look at our partners against the Taliban.

Barack Obama
The US election results - liveblog
By Nicky Woolf - 06 November 14:04

Nicky Woolf liveblogs the result of the 2012 presidential election.

What time will the UK know the result of the US election?
By Alex Hern - 06 November 13:00

Your guide to the American election: when each state declares, who is likely to win it, and what kind of hot dogs you need.

Advantage, Obama as voting begins in the US
By Ben Fox - 06 November 12:09

The opinion polls have hardened in favour of the President in the last days of the campaign.

Barack Obama speaks at his last campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa.
Quote of the Day
By New Statesman - 06 November 7:37

Barack Obama makes his final election pitch.

Black America waits anxiously as race re-emerges in the US election
By Ben Fox - 05 November 21:04

In Florida, the Democrat charge is that Republicans are trying to stop black people from voting.