Andrew Roberts

Overrated: Barack Obama

The former president’s administration was defined by lies, cover-ups and incompetent foreign policy

The Fog of War Lifts on Waterloo

Two new and remarkable books prove how Waterloo will continue to divide historians for centuries

‘Obama Watching’

Andrew Roberts's US dispatches are available as an ebook

Who Can Stop Hilary in 2016?

Three years away from the Presidential election, the Democrat and Republican candidates are already having a tilt at the Oval Office

Obama’s Secrets Start Unravelling

'When the leaders of China and the US met in June, one was accused of serious civil liberties violations, the seizure of journalists' phone and email records and the use of state tax authorities to harass citizens. The other was Xi Jinpeng'

Save the NYPD So It Can Save the City

‘Without stop-and-search, Kelly estimates that he would need an extra 50,000 officers to police the city because people who don’t run the risk of being searched start carrying guns’

Americans Know Her True Worth. Do We?

'The reaction to lady thatcher's death in the US brought an avalanche of affection and praise both on the Right and the Left'

The Dawn of Obamageddon

'The Obama administration has done everything in its power to terrify ordinary Americans with his dystopian vision of what the sequester will mean to them'

Barracked by Obama’s Oratory

'In the gap where arguments and examples should be, the President invoked God, attacked the Republicans and invoked spectacle'

A pithy retelling of Europe’s darkest days

Norman Stone's new history of World War Two Manages to cover the conflict comprehensively in fewer than 200 pages

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"