A look back across twenty years of commentary on the Iraq war and its consequences.
Category: United States
Betting on Trump
Donald Trump has surged back to favoritism for next year's Republican nomination. What's going on here?
A thaw in the Gulf
A peace deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia has been the cause of some annoyance in Washington, but American policymakers have only themselves to blame.
Death of a scoundrel
The death in exile of Pakistan's General Musharraf reminds us of the foolishness of a foreign policy based on disdain for democracy.
Another Republican steps up
A second candidate is ready to enter the race for next year's Republican nomination. By current Republican standards she could almost count as a moderate.
Presidential problems in the Americas, revisited
The case for parliamentary government has been strengthened, not weakened, by the recent troubles in Brazil and the United States.
Democrats go to a 51-49 Senate majority with a win in the Georgia runoff, leaving the Republican Party to face its Trumpist demons.
US midterms wrap up
The composition of the new United States Congress is settled, with the exception of a Senate seat to be fought out next week.
November electoral roundup
This month's roundup of world electoral news covers the United States, Slovenia, Kazakhstan and Equatorial Guinea.
Still waiting on California
As results trickle in from the US mid-term elections the Democrats are tantalisingly close to holding on to their majority in the lower house.