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.
As Donald Trump enters the White House, it’s time for the left to plan how it will deny his programme legitimacy.
The British campaigners joining in international anti-racism, pro-women’s rights demonstrations against the new US President.
Trump will lead the whitest, most male cabinet in memory – a bizarre melange of the unqualified and the unhinged.
My Ukip lover just wanted to kick against authority. I do not know how he would have coped with the reality of Brexit.
The inauguration of the new president is so fraught because America sees itself as exceptional.
Ahead of the socialist candidate in the polls, the leftwinger has become a YouTube star and has more followers than Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
The rise of bullshit, from George Orwell to Donald Trump.
The ceasefire is largely holding. So what happens next?
In retreat across Syria and Iraq, will the newer terror group emulate the strategy honed by al-Qaeda?
Since an Italian sociologist coined the word “elite” in 1902, it has become a term of abuse. But history is the story of one elite replacing another – as the votes for Trump and Brexit have shown.
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