The Strange Disappearances of Saudi Students Accused of Crimes in the US
The Saudi government is facing allegations that it helped its citizens escape trial for serious crimes.
Why Does Britain Want to Build a Military Base in the Caribbean?
And does it have anything to do with oil?
Views My Own
Trump Will Only Listen to 'Experts' if It Means Letting Americans Die in War
On Afghanistan, Trump's gut instincts may have been right – but somehow, it's the only subject on which he defers to the establishment.
The Foreign Office Is Full of Colonial Relics
A visit to the home of UK diplomacy showed me that the Foreign Office is more colonial throwback than modern workplace.
Congress Can Rein in America's Forever Wars, It Just Won't
Seventeen years after Congress told George W Bush to go after the 9/11 attackers, the military is using that authorisation to fight battles all over the world.
Here's What Will Happen if Trump's NAFTA Deal Falls Apart
Consumers might not notice higher prices at first, but farmers and car manufacturers would be hurt in major ways.
Even by Trump Standards His Press Conference with Putin Was Bizarre
Trump loves to say "America first", but apparently believes Russia over his own intelligence agencies.
A Guide to the Messy, Multi-Sided State of North Korean Diplomacy
As Trump and Kim Jong-un prepare to finally meet (or not), other Asian powers are watching – and working behind the scenes.
Syria and the 'Anti-Imperialism' of Idiots
Much of the left's response to the war in Syria has been stupid, racist apologism for a tyrant.
Leila Al Shami
Why Theresa May Is in No Position to Lecture Saudi Arabia on Human Rights
As Saudi Arabia bombs Yemen, Britain has ongoing secret arms deals with the Kingdom.
Boris Johnson Is Doing the Exact Opposite of Diplomacy
The Foreign Secretary's latest "slip of the tongue" shows that words matter in politics.
The Weird History and Dire Present of Britain's Role in Israel and Palestine
In remembering the Balfour Declaration we can't forget people suffering under occupation in Palestine.