George W Bush

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US president Ronald Reagan and Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev signing the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty in the White House on December 8th, 1987. Photograph: Reuters

The US has withdrawn from a critical 1987 nuclear arms control treaty with Russia after Moscow refused to destroy a new intermediate-range missile tha(...)

Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren: wants to unrig American capitalism in favour of the middle classes. Photograph: Sara Stathas/Bloomberg

Let us imagine Democrats do not pick a septuagenarian man to run against Donald Trump next year. Some may think this far-fetched. After all, Joe Biden(...)

Protesters march to offices of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) on Saturday in  Chicago. The rally called for an end to criminalisation, detention and deportation of migrants ahead of planned Ice raids. Photograph:  Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images

These are anxious times for the estimated 12 million undocumented migrants living in the United States. A series of countrywide raids by Immigration a(...)

Donald Trump’s  aggression, and his ability to turn his multitudinous flock of voters on enemies, causes lawmakers to fold. Photograph:  Saul Loeb/AFP

It was said of John Updike that he could review a book at great length without mentioning whether he liked it or not. In his diplomatic correspondence(...)

 Former Chrysler chairman and Ford executive Lee Iacocca.

Lee Iacocca, the charismatic US auto industry executive who gave America the Ford Mustang and was celebrated for saving Chrysler from going out of bus(...)

In a Word...

Schadenfreude is the pleasure experienced while witnessing another’s misfortune. There is little doubt that, on this side of the Irish Sea, we have wa(...)

John Brennan: some of Donald Trump’s behaviour has been treasonous, he says. Photograph: Al Drago/New York Times

As John Brennan takes his seat on the patio of the historic Willard Hotel, a few blocks from the White House, there is a ripple of recognition among t(...)

Gareth Southgate: this looks a decent England team with decent individuals led by a patently decent manager. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

The England senior men’s football team is two matches away from winning a first international tournament since the 1966 World Cup. Beat the Netherland(...)

Moe the bartender in The Simpsons: cute questioning. Illustration: Fox via Getty

In a 1999 episode of The Simpsons, Moe the bartender asks some European visitors about life in their faraway continent. “To be honest,” says a goatee-(...)

US president Donald Trump will visit Co Clare in early June,  the White House said.  Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty

US president Donald Trump will visit Co Clare in early June, his first visit to Ireland as president, the White House has announced. Mr Trump will t(...)

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