Nicholas Burns

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June 14th: Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, US president Joe Biden, Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg and Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson arrive for a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/Pool/AFP via Getty

Joe Biden may have met a host of allies and dignitaries during his eight-day visit to Europe, which concluded this week, but stateside there was only (...)

Chris Krebs (centre), then head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on May 14th, 2019. File photograph: Amr Alfiky/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump fired the top US official responsible for overseeing election security, claiming without evidence that he made “highly inacc(...)

US president-elect Joe Biden in Delaware on Saturday, after being declared the winner of the presidential election. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

President-elect Joe Biden will name a coronavirus task force as early as Monday following his victory in the US presidential election. Although Mr Bi(...)

 Chris Dodd: close adviser to Joe Biden during the 2020 presidential campaign is favourite to become the next US ambassador to Ireland. Photograph: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

Former senator Chris Dodd is emerging as the favourite to become the next ambassador to Ireland, as Joe Biden is poised to become the 46th president o(...)

Joe Biden as US vice-president in 2016 meeting then taoiseach Enda Kenny at the start of a visit to Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The world awaits the results of the US election in 10 days’ time, which will have repercussions around the globe. A changing of the guard in Washingto(...)

Nicholas Burns: ‘Ireland has historically had a close relationship, trade and investment ties with the United States, and the United States puts a lot of trust in Dublin’

Ireland can be a bridge between the United States and the European Union following the exit of Britain from the bloc, the former US ambassador to Nato(...)

US forces, accompanied by Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters, drive their armoured vehicles near the northern Syrian village of Darbasiyah, on the border with Turkey, in April 2017. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has claimed victory over the Islamic State terror group in Syria as the White House said it had begun to pull US troops out (...)

US president Donald Trump, flanked by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, meets Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in May 2017. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Donald Trump has expressed his unstinting support for Saudi Arabia and questioned whether Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince, knew about the murder(...)

Protesters chant with placards as US secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo  arrives to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Thursday. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state vowed to make the US a world leader in global diplomacy and help a demoralised state department find “it(...)

Prof Philip Goodman (Andy Nyman), is a celebrity debunker of the paranormal who is generally quit to spot hidden mic feeds and psychological manifesta(...)

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