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.
Research suggests it is Democrats, not Republicans, that are most likely to retreat into a politically homogeneous bubble.
The President's domestic agenda continues to advance. In foreign policy, he is failing and retreating.
Voters have the jitters. But what keeps them up at night may be real - or fantasy.
The US President has accelerated the news cycle to a dizzying pace. It’s a brutally effective political strategy.
The increasing desperation here will turn into a boon for smugglers.
Mental health problems are no excuse for bigotry and abuse - even if you're the president.
Donald Trump’s ban will ruin the lives of those fleeing conflict. I should know – I fell in love with someone trying to get away from war-torn Iraq.
David Clark explains why Romanians have taken to the street.
It is easy to guffaw at the idea of a billionaire Bolshevik in the White House, but it seems there is more to the comparison than meets the eye.
Chlorine-washed chickens and Skittles in animal feed: the world's food system is broken. Leaving the EU is a chance to reconsider our farming regulations.
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