Tyler Cowen argues that Americans used their new-found wealth and prestige “to dig in”, protect themselves against risk, “and to build and cement a much safer and static culture”.
When it comes to Donald Trump, the UK government can't afford to be passive.
The opposition party may not have the numbers, but it knows how to work the rules of Washington better than the President.
Bernard-Henri Lévy on spending Inauguration Day with Philip Roth.
What has driven the new age of isolation - and the return of great power politics?
Well, it's a position.
No amount of gladhanding can make Donald Trump an ally of the United Kingdom.
If those born in “undesirable” countries are banned from the US, the message is that they can never truly be British citizens.
The Prime Minister will be pleased with herself - but she is not on the other side of the ravine just yet.
Downing Street is betting a great deal on being able to win over Donald Trump.
As the Prime Minister visits the US President, she shouldn’t shy away from the subject of women’s rights.
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