Joe Biden

America's Russian sanctions are futile

3 March 2021 6:06 pm

During the 2020 presidential campaign, Joe Biden promised to approach Russia and its irascible President Vladimir Putin with a new…

What the Khashoggi murder report means for US-Saudi relations

27 February 2021 6:36 am

Today, after pressure from senior US lawmakers and staring at an impending statutory deadline, the Biden administration authorised the release…

Biden’s vaccine drive is too slow

25 February 2021 1:33 am

I’m hooked on vaccine data. Barely an hour at my desk goes by without hitting refresh on a website telling…

China vs America: the struggle for south-east Asia

20 February 2021 9:00 am

Can Biden’s America contain China?

Biden's rift with Brussels is only set to grow

16 February 2021 1:46 am

It was meant to be a special relationship. After the tumultuous Trump years, President Biden was planning to reset relations…

The big tech bullies

30 January 2021 9:00 am

I was in the kitchen preparing the family’s dinner when the inauguration of Joe Biden was on TV, so I…

What’s next for the Special Relationship?

30 January 2021 9:00 am

This is a crucial year for the UK’s two most important relationships. The Anglo-American alliance, our strongest diplomatic and security…

Biden and the darker side of Irish-American history

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Bad history and Biden’s roots

At last, America has a gaffe-prone president again

23 January 2021 9:00 am

The welcome return of the gaffe-prone president

Where will the American right turn now?

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Here’s a trick question: who said the following, and when? ‘Serious questions have arisen about the accuracy and reliability of…

Can Joe Biden heal America?

23 January 2021 9:00 am

The challenges ahead for President Biden go beyond governing

Biden's trans rights agenda is bad news for women and girls

22 January 2021 1:36 am

Joe Biden has wasted little time grabbing rights from women and girls across America. On day one, he signed an Executive Order…

A Trump comeback? Don't bet on it

21 January 2021 6:13 am

He did it. Donald Trump made it through four years, not an accomplishment many of his detractors thought he would…

Good luck to Joe Biden. He'll need it

21 January 2021 5:49 am

It’s official: the inauguration is over, the speeches have been given, and political power in the United States has been…

Joe Biden’s plan to keep the Democrats in power

20 January 2021 8:24 pm

Today the Trump administration ends. The first time a President has failed to win re-election since 1992. The first time…

Trump's exit is an opportunity to ditch the nuclear 'football'

20 January 2021 6:00 pm

Among the most alarming episodes during Donald J. Trump’s tumultuous final weeks in the White House was an announcement by…

What will Joe Biden do about North Korea?

19 January 2021 6:30 pm

Kim Jong-un marked the new year by treating North Koreans to several days of lengthy speeches followed by a display…

We’re starting to see a new foreign policy for Brexit Britain

16 January 2021 9:00 am

What will Brexit Britain do differently? This is going to be the most important question in our politics for the…

The political power of America’s First Dogs

16 January 2021 9:00 am

From the moment Donald Trump’s presidency began, he was lacking something. But Joe Biden is about to make up for…

Joe Biden’s Big Tech takeover

9 January 2021 7:26 pm

Twitter’s banning of Donald Trump is like bolting the stable door after the QAnon shaman has gone. The damage was…

The left-wing takeover of America

9 January 2021 9:00 am

The Democrats have taken control of America

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America turns left

7 January 2021 3:59 am

In the days following the presidential election in November, political centrists reached a hasty verdict. Never mind all the squabbling…

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Buckle up for Biden and the Blob

5 January 2021 5:25 am

With any change of power in Washington, it is routine to ask which policies will endure and which will change.…

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Why Trump must attend Biden’s inauguration

4 January 2021 8:00 pm

Recent political talk has focused almost entirely on January 5 (the Georgia Senate runoffs) and January 6 (congressional certification of…

The EU is taking a gamble with China

3 January 2021 2:38 am

It took Brussels and Beijing seven years to agree an investment deal. A deal that, until its conclusion a few…