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A striking feature of the Brexit camp's narrative in the UK both before and after the 2016 referendum has been the repeated claim that leaving the EU is consistent with the lessons of history.

American reluctance to fulfil its previous international role is leaving the global stage open to dark forces, says PAUL KNOTT.

The polls may show his ratings are holding steady, but Trump is losing control of events and his own destiny, says ALBERT SCARDINO.

From the Civil War to the civil rights movement, US politics has a long history of hatred, anger and violence. As a deeply divided America goes to the polls amid heightened tensions, Pulitzer prize-winning writer ALBERT SCARDINO, asks what can bridge the country's great schism?

HOWARD JACOBSON'S brilliant essay on toxic masculinity

Donald Trump is facing the most crucial phase of his turbulent reign. PAUL CONNEW reports on the bombshell news that could see the president impeached

With rising tension over Trump's zero tolerance immigration policy, PAUL CONNEW says the Republicans are moving to drop the president for the next election.

It will be an encounter between two of the world's most unpredictable leaders. But former diplomat Paul Knott has some idea of what we might expect​ when Donald Trump meets Kim Jong-un

With Trump backing out of the Iran nuclear deal this month, James Ball questions whether the EU alone has the power to keep the policy together.

The new age of political hand holding and cheek kissing on display between world leaders

The notorious MS-13 is one of the most brutal criminal gangs in the world. But, says STEVEN S DUDLEY, who has spent three years studying it, the group is being used to push a specific agenda by the Trump administration - and that won't help address the real problem

It is time to face the fact that Washington's 'special relationship' is now with Moscow, writes MITCH BENN.

In this week's Brexit Deconstructed, JAMES BALL reflects on world events and the challenge Britain faces protecting itself post-Brexit.

Progressives expect great things from Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau. But can the telegenic leaders actually deliver, asks Paul Knott.

Amid the investigations into the Trump administration PAUL CONNEW wonders if the President's longest-serving aide could be the one to bring him down.

Between the gung-ho calls for regime change from the US, and the muted response from Europe, there is another way to respond to the protests in Iran, says Labour MP Mike Gapes.

MITCH BENN on the real problem with Toby Young's unsuitability for the Office for Students

Amid much global gloom, PAUL KNOTT finds an area of the world which much to be confident about​.

It would be a "waste of time" for the UK to try to seek a trade deal with the US under President Trump, a nobel Prize-winning economist has warned.

Stephen Sondheim, more than any other contemporary composer, is credited with raising the musical to new levels of complexity and sophistication.

Vlad the Lad is the supreme master of the macho man holiday snap...

Trump, with his appetite for diversionary tactics, could see a pre-emptive strike against North Korea as the ultimate diversion from his domestic problems

Did you spot the Canadian angle on the British government's latest Cunning Plan, the one intended to make good Theresa May's pledge to leave the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice on Brexit Day without doing serious "no deal" harm to the economy?

That the entire Brexit Project may now lie in the domain of Elmer Fudd would be what Bugs would make us question.

Prime Minister Theresa May has become a much diminished figure on the world stage

The shadows of impeachment hanging over the White House have darkened massively… thanks to the New York Times which might yet end up emulating the Washington Post in bringing down a disgraced president.

If next week's G20 summit in Hamburg were a political beauty pageant, Donald Trump, the man who owned the Miss Universe franchise for 20 years, would prefer to stay at home.

Regardless of the damage it may wreak, the progress of Brexit is, at least, orderly. As for Trump and the US, the only certainty is volatility

Vanquisher of the Soviet Union, Thatcher's "genius" or Europe's best bullshitter? Whichever he is, Ted Malloch could soon be the EU's worst nightmare.

It is claimed Donald Trump wants to be remembered like a king. Here we profile his courtiers, examining the influences which have sent the White House lurching to the far right

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