James Jeffrey

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 White House strategist Steve Bannon, who was removed from the national security council on Wednesday. Several associates said President Donald Trump had quietly expressed annoyance over the credit Bannon has received for setting the agenda. Photograph:  Andrew Harrer/Getty Images

For the first 10 weeks of US president Donald Trump’s administration, no adviser loomed larger in the public imagination than Stephen Bannon, the raw (...)

Jeb Bush: though he is more apt to do his homework, he’s unformed on foreign policy, like his brother – except that his brother was elected before 9/11. Photograph: Jabin Botsford/New York Times

James Baker can take credit for two presidencies and one vice-presidency in the Bush family. So it’s a tad ungracious for a Bush to take Baker to task(...)

Mehdi Army fighters loyal to Sha cleric Moqtada al-Sadr march during military-style training in the holy city of Najaf yesterday. Photograph: Ahmad Mousa/Reuters

The proposition that “my enemy’s enemy is my friend” might be too simplistic a response to the escalating sectarian crisis in Iraq that would promp(...)

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