He was all of us when we have a sociopath for a boss.
Trump is no fool. Amid the bluster he is overseeing the birth of a new world order of force.
"We are entering a 19th century-style era of power politics in which you have bombast, summits and, almost, gun boats."
Jared Kushner, who married Trump’s daughter Ivanka in 2009, is now a powerful figure in US politics.
Seattle’s Kshama Sawant of the Socialist Alternative party tells us how she reached an elected position and plans to combat the US right.
In his farewell address, the outgoing President will counter growing – but misguided – criticism of his administration’s approach to the rest of the world.
The president-elect uses social media storms to divert media attention away from debating his policies. Or lack of them.
The comic hero has always responded to US politics – even ditching his identity briefly after Watergate. Watch out for his reaction to the new President.
Once in office how will Trump’s administration reconcile his isolationist rhetoric with his maverick, often ridiculous, interventionist promises?
Our best pieces from the past year. In this selection, our favourite writing about foreign affairs.
A strange, embattled year it’s been, but here we still are.