Andrew Stuttaford

Agencies of disruption

"Heidi Tworek’s shrewd, erudite and timely News from Germany is a work of historical analysis that can also be read as a corrective to the dangerous hysteria over the information games—fake news and all the rest—currently being played over the internet."

Bear with a sore head

"Keir Giles suggests what the West’s policy towards Moscow should look like if it is to be guided by reality rather than hopes or a pretty dream"

Midterm madness — or Trump’s last stand?

Could the US midterm elections change the course of Trump’s presidency?

Underrated: Mike Pence

The Vice President’s mixture of principle and opportunism have made him formidable

Trump Is No Loser, But Government Will Be Harder

The new President will face huge problems, though he may be the cure rather than a symptom. It is hard to be optimistic about his chances

Race To The White House Through The Looking-Glass

Hillary Clinton may manage to knock Humpty Trumpty off his wall, but who will put the United States back together again?  

Trump May Be Bad, But What Comes Next Will Be Worse

"If the Donald is the GOP candidate, he will lose. The only question then will be how great the damage to the rest of the party will be"

Not Too Tricky To Be Ike’s Veep

The President And The Apprentice is an intriguingly contrarian retelling of the story of Nixon and the Eisenhower presidency

Republicans Cannot Go On As The ‘Party Of No’

For American conservatives to return to the White House in 2016, they must stop running up an escalator that is moving down

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"