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”.
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.
There’s no point pretending there’s a smoother path for Britain that skirts around Trump’s White House.
What has driven the new age of isolation - and the return of great power politics?
We are dependent on the “leader of the free world”, so our government, like many others, will have to hold its nose over President Trump.
The “Atlantic bridge” between the US and the UK looks creakier than anyone could have predicted.
Pseudo-radical academics do the same damage to the cause of the political left in Britain as the populist American right does to the Republican Party.
Chuck Hagel's resignation - the latest soap opera to hit the Obama adminstration - is a sign of severe dysfunction. The team of rivals has disintegrated, with many of them becoming a thorn in the president’s side as he limps on for a final two years.
Under the surface of World Order is a searing critique of the Obama administration’s foreign policy. While Obama has embraced the label of “realist”, this is not a realism that Kissinger recognises.
It is now four decades since Richard Milhous Nixon resigned in disgrace as US president – he remains reappraised but not rehabilitated.
Our man in Washington John Bew has coffee with the former US president – and they talk Thatcher, Iran’s Islamic Revolution and the persecution of women.