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trump

Anyone still hoping for something that will deliver them from the torments of the Trump era must have been disappointed on Wednesday. The preliminary findings...
Russia

The American public and their president are focused on the accelerating nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula, and with good reason. Yet while the United...
Russia

It should be a familiar routine by now: Vladimir Putin offers an apparent diplomatic breakthrough in eastern Ukraine. Western negotiators get overexcited; the peace-shuttling commences; an...
hate speech

Censors are always looking for fresh opportunities to censor. So they relish moments of ideological ferment, antagonism, and intemperateness. At such times, people are more...
donald trump

Donald Trump’s commitment to avoiding the antagonization of Russian officials on Twitter—a courtesy he reserves for no one else—was conspicuous months ago. Despite his reported...
russia

Moscow is belatedly responding to American sanctions leveled on Russia following its intervention in the 2016 election and the invasion of Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir...
donald trump

Past U.S. presidents have used their bully pulpit to campaign for human-rights and democracy. By encouraging the unprecedented wave of democratization that has swept the...
Northern Ireland

If you live anywhere but Northern Ireland, July 12 is just another day of the week for you. If, however, you happen to live in...
trump

On June 23, the Washington Post ran a comprehensive article reviewing the Russian interference in last year’s presidential election, which involved stealing emails from Democratic...
polling

Despite a shock election result, Theresa May will likely cling onto her role as Britain's Prime Minister. At least, for now. But the Conservatives have...
Theresa May

This was not supposed to happen. The conservative majority in British Parliament could have stood until at least 2020. Ostensibly, Prime Minister Theresa May called a...
jeremy corbyn

With seven days to go until a general election called in expectation of a landslide Conservative victory, Theresa May is suddenly facing the prospect of...