A knife in the back is something that British foreign secretary Boris Johnson should know quite a bit about. It was just last year when the flamboyant Brexit poster-boy, who … Continue reading In Brexit Britain, the Knives Are Out
“What did the president know, and when did he know it?” This was the question asked by Senator Howard Baker who worked on the Senate committee investigating the Watergate Scandal. … Continue reading Conspirator in Chief?
Emmanuel Macron seems to have royal aspirations. That is an odd statement to have to make about France’s new president. At 39, he is France’s youngest president in history; hardly … Continue reading Emperor Macron
What do Mitch McConnell and Prayut Chan-o-cha have in common? Not much at first glance. One is the Republican Senate Majority Leader of the United States, a masterful tactician who … Continue reading Welfare State Woes
I didn’t intend to write about the British election again so soon, but a topic has intrigued me enough that I felt the need to write a short post. Over … Continue reading The Puzzling Embrace of Jeremy Corbyn
This was not how it was meant to be. A month and a half ago, Theresa May, the British prime minister, stood confident in front of 10 Downing Street. She … Continue reading The Ironic Lady
Donald Trump’s administration is incredibly myopic. This is the main takeaway from the president’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate change agreement. Let us first make … Continue reading The Myopia of the Trump Administration