Andrew Roberts

Andrew Roberts

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

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

Andrew Roberts’s US dispatches are available as an ebook

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

‘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’

‘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’

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

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

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