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    1. April 23, 2015

      Fresh scrutiny over Hillary Clinton’s financial dealings

      It is not what Hillary Clinton would have chosen for the second week of her presidential campaign. After months of...

    2. beyondbrics

      April 15, 2015

      Russia's silent war against the west

      As revelations about cyber-attacks launched against the US last autumn show, Russia is engaged in a relentless intelligence...

    Special Reports

    1. The President's New Challenge 2013

      Barack Obama has a hostile environment to negotiate as he tries to secure a legacy bey...
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    1. March 10, 2015

      Clinton defends use of personal email

      Hillary Clinton on Tuesday defended her use of a personal email account during her time as US secretary of state, saying she...

    2. March 3, 2015

      Hillary Clinton defends use of personal emails

      Hillary Clinton, the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, has been engulfed in fresh controversy over her...

    3. FT Alphaville

      December 16, 2014

      How cheaper oil changes the calculus for Keystone XL

      By James Benton With oil hovering around $57/barrel (for WTI) as of late Monday afternoon, now might be a good time for a...

    4. October 24, 2014

      White House hopes all politics stays local for Keystone XL

      Wall Street and Washington are already drawing up their post-midterm election schedules based on the assumption that the...

    5. September 8, 2014

      Tax inversion makes a tempting M&A bet

      Americans wanting to follow in the footsteps of Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin or pop diva Tina Turner and renounce...

    6. September 1, 2014

      N Ireland visit a sign of US frustration at stalled peace process

      Two months ago, Victoria Nuland, an assistant US secretary of state, visited Northern Ireland with a message from the Obama...

    7. June 7, 2014

      US seeks to break Iran nuclear impasse

      WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - Senior American and Iranian officials will meet on Monday and Tuesday in Geneva, the US State...

    8. June 3, 2014

      US-Israel rift develops over Palestinian unity government

      The inauguration of a Palestinian unity government backed by the militant Islamist group Hamas has opened a public rift...

    9. April 25, 2014

      A nice investor-friendly pipeline crisis

      Anyone who has seen the stack of regulatory filings and public statements for projects such as pipelines could be forgiven...

    10. April 21, 2014

      Israel’s silence on Ukraine puts country at odds with US

      Benjamin Netanyahu is not known for the subtlety or restraint he uses when finding the words or – as needed – crudely drawn...

    11. March 25, 2014

      Europeans feel ‘upstaged’ by US sanctions drive against Russia

      Two hours before the US Treasury published its sanctions blacklist targeting high-ranking Russians last week, Finland’s...

    12. March 20, 2014

      The Russian challenge for America’s odd couple

      Picture Barack Obama in the White House. The US president is closeted with advisers, examining and re-examining every...

    13. beyondbrics

      March 15, 2014

      On a wing and a prayer over Argentina debt

      What a headache debts can cause. No one knows this better than Cristina Fernández, who after receiving mixed messages...

    14. Westminster Blog

      March 6, 2014

      What happened to Britain's role as the Atlantic Bridge?

      For many years, and most noticeably during the tenure of Tony Blair, the UK used to pride itself on acting as a bridge...

    15. February 28, 2014

      Errol Morris’s Donald Rumsfeld documentary

      For a good documentarist, truth is always stranger than fiction. Fictional events have templates and precedents: the events...

    16. December 21, 2013

      India transfers diplomat to UN in bid to defuse row with US

      NEW DELHI, Dec 21 – India said on Saturday that it had transferred the diplomat at the centre of a row with the United...

    17. December 20, 2013

      Maid in Manhattan drama exposes rift

      Caught between fury in India at the arrest of one of its diplomats in New York and an unapologetic US Attorney in Manhattan,...

    18. December 20, 2013

      American Statecraft, by J Robert Moskin

      American Statecraft: The Story of the US Foreign Service, by J Robert Moskin, Thomas Dunne Books, RRP$40, 944 pages It is...

    19. December 7, 2013

      N Korea frees 85-year-old US war veteran

      SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old Merrill Newman on Saturday, ending the saga of the US...

    20. November 25, 2013

      Impact of Iran deal on oil supplies to be limited

      The diplomatic deal on Iran’s nuclear programme has triggered a sell-off in crude prices as the geopolitical risk perceived...

    21. November 22, 2013

      Iran faces oil exports squeeze

      Several of the remaining major importers of Iranian crude have made fresh deep cuts in their purchases in order to satisfy...

    22. The World

      November 20, 2013

      Australia's Abbott has his Merkel moment

      By Richard McGregor When the US and Australia hold their annual top-level security consultations in Washington on Wednesday,...

    23. FT Alphaville

      October 29, 2013

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Asian bourses were decidedly mixed as investors waited for earnings releases from some of the biggest companies in...

    24. October 15, 2013

      Refugees caught in transit trap during ‘political maelstrom’

      Thousands of refugees from countries including Iraq, Somalia and Myanmar have had their resettlement to the US frozen as the...

    25. beyondbrics

      October 10, 2013

      US-Egypt: aid cut is symbolic, tourism is material

      As the FT reports, the US has suspended part of its aid to Egypt in an effort to put pressure on the military to move...

    26. October 3, 2013

      US shutdown hits ability to impose sanctions on Iran

      The US government shutdown is hampering the administration’s ability to enforce sanctions on Iran in advance of crucial...

    27. The World

      October 3, 2013

      Obama pivots away from Asia

      Barack Obama with Mahmoud Abbas at the UN (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Image) “Let there be no doubt: in the Asia-Pacific of the...

    28. Nick Butler

      September 22, 2013

      Will Keystone be beaten by US politics ?

      The moment is coming for a Presidential decision on the Keystone XL project – the extension of a existing pipeline system...

    29. The World

      September 19, 2013

      Is the Iranian hype justified?

      It’s not all bad news from the Middle East. Amid the tragedy in Syria and the bloody repression in Egypt, Iran is providing...

    30. August 10, 2013

      US to reopen most of embassies closed due to security concerns

      WASHINGTON, August 9 – Eighteen of the 19 US embassies closed this month due to worries about potential terrorist attacks...

    31. July 30, 2013

      Bradley Manning found not guilty of aiding enemy

      A US military court has found Bradley Manning, the army intelligence analyst accused of divulging classified documents and...

    32. June 4, 2013

      US offers $3m-$7m rewards for terror information in west Africa

      The US State Department has offered rewards of between $3m and $7m for the leaders of four Islamist militant groups in west...

    33. May 20, 2013

      Fox News reporter may face leak charges

      An FBI agent investigating a national security leak has suggested that a Fox News reporter could be charged with being a...

    34. May 19, 2013

      John Kerry’s vaulting ambitions for US diplomacy

      Nobody ever accused John Kerry of lacking self-belief. Nor are they ever likely to. This week, for the fourth time since...

    35. May 10, 2013

      Republicans use Benghazi assault to put heat on Hillary Clinton

      When Gregory Hicks appeared before Congress to testify on last year’s attack on the US consulate in Libya, he resembled...

    36. February 28, 2013

      Senator takes Todd death to White House

      A senior US senator has raised questions surrounding the death of a young US engineer in Singapore with the White House and...

    37. February 1, 2013

      Clinton leaves without big breakthroughs

      Four years is an eternity in politics, especially for a 65-year-old who has just had a serious health scare, yet Hillary...

    38. January 17, 2013

      Tourism: Officials work to win back travel bucks

      For foreigners, travelling to the US during the post 9/11 years was hardly considered to be a pleasant experience. On...

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