The film star is likeable and principled. He can also beat The Donald at his own game.
100 years ago today, Britain and France carved up what would become Syria, Iraq and Israel. Their imperial mindset still scars the region.
For many arguing that the UK should remain in the EU, the first and foremost claim is that it is a force for peace.
The West has flirted with the dangerous idea that we should somehow accomodate or rehabilitate Bashar al-Assad. Yet nothing will change while he's in power.
Splits in the Turkish government could play into the Brexiteers' hands.
Writing from Stockholm, the New Statesman’s editor observes how mass immigration has tested the old Scandinavian model of welfare capitalism.
So a Clinton-Trump general election is assured – a historically unpopular match-up based on their current favourability ratings.
There was supposed to be a ceiling above which Trump’s popular support could not climb.
Are we too complacent in thinking that the toxic brew of paranoia and populism that brought Hitler to power will never be repeated?
Let’s not weep for a US trade deal.
The great Tory Europhile on why the UK will still join the single currency and why Thatcher would have voted to stay in the EU.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?