After six years of war, Syria’s moderate rebels are broken and marginalised. And now, as Bashar al-Assad has wished for so long, al-Qaeda extremists are leading the insurgency.
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.
May's speech has big repercussions for British foreign policy, and not just towards the United States.
This is the full text of the speech delivered by British Prime Minister Theresa May to the Republican Party 'Congress of Tomorrow' conference in Philadelphia on January 26, 2017
And guess what? It’s also evil.
A former adviser to the eighth UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns that Donald Trump’s attitude to the organisation puts it in an existential crisis.
His constitutional freedom is extensive, but the political costs are higher than they look.
Even on the issues the two administrations think they agree on, there is a huge gulf.
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