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  1. August 6, 2013

    A long way from All the President’s Men

    The legend persists that The Washington Post is one of the bastions of liberal print journalism in the US. But the sad truth...

  2. May 28, 2013

    Press freedom: A heavy-handed approach

    Bob Woodward used to place a flowerpot on his windowsill as a signal to Deep Throat to meet during the Watergate...

  1. March 10, 2013

    A good engineer who knows his own limits

    At the start of this century the journalist Bob Woodward anointed Alan Greenspan as “the symbol of American economic...

  2. March 6, 2013

    Washington through Woodward’s eyes

    Presidents and congressmen come and go; even Georgetown hostesses depart for the great dining table in the sky. But there is...

  3. February 28, 2013

    Journalist’s claim riles White House

    A spat between the White House and the ultimate Washington insider – the journalist Bob Woodward – has caught the Obama...

  4. November 13, 2012

    New Washington Post editor faces challenge

    The Washington Post has named Martin Baron as its new top editor, appointing a respected journalist to lead the US newspaper...

  5. June 23, 2012

    Fact and fantasy in the newsroom

    In one of those cosmic coincidences of timing, just as the Leveson inquiry in the UK paints journalists in the worst...

  6. July 28, 2011

    Anything to declare, really, anything?

    OK, let’s start with the declaration. Over the past year I have had a number of meetings with News International staff, some...

  7. July 27, 2011

    Beware of perceived safe havens

    Risky assets do not cause crises. It is those perceived as being safe that do. Such a statement might sound...

  8. FT Alphaville

    May 27, 2011

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Friday, - The Fed’s $80bn subsidy facility. - Bob Woodward Vs Tim Geithner. - The US should switch to the euro!...

  9. February 19, 2011

    Human rights abuses hovered over chat about the Super Bowl

    From Mr Andrew Sprung. Sir, I love Gideon Rachman’s regular column, but his lunchtime interview with Donald Rumsfeld (“Are...

  10. December 11, 2010

    US diplomat Holbrooke in critical condition

    Richard Holbrooke, the US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, was in a critical condition at a Washington hospital on...

  11. November 8, 2010

    Al-Qaeda shift raises US terror risk

    The US is now at greater risk of terrorist attack because of a shift by al-Qaeda and its affiliates towards plots such as...

  12. October 22, 2010

    The Obama paradox

    Obama’s Wars, by Bob Woodward, Simon & Schuster RRP£20, 464 pages The Promise: President Obama, Year One, by Jonathan Alter,...

  13. October 19, 2010

    The right deputy makes a lonely job bearable

    The White House has moved to scotch speculation that Hillary Clinton will replace Joe Biden as President Barack Obama’s...

  14. September 27, 2010

    Pakistan voices anger at Nato strikes

    Pakistan has denounced rare strikes on its territory by Nato helicopters based in Afghanistan that killed dozens of...

  15. FT Alphaville

    September 22, 2010

    Book to expose US rifts on Afghan policy

    Top advisers to Barack Obama, US president, have waged bitter battles and turf wars over Afghan policy, according to a new...

  16. September 22, 2010

    Book to expose US rifts on Afghan policy

    Top advisers to Barack Obama, US president, have waged bitter battles and turf wars over Afghan policy, according to a new...

  17. November 25, 2009

    Washington Post to close US bureaux

    The Washington Post is closing the last domestic bureaux it had outside its home town, in a tacit admission that it will no...

  18. June 5, 2009

    Lunch with the FT: Bob Woodward

    Bob Woodward strolled pensively towards the impeccably set table by the window – the one with a clear view of the White...

  19. December 20, 2008

    Watergate Deep Throat who helped bring down Nixon dies

    Deep Throat will sing no more. W. Mark Felt - America's most famous anonymous informant, whose off-the-record tips and...

  20. December 20, 2008

    Watergate Deep Throat who helped bring down Nixon dies

    Deep Throat will sing no more. W. Mark Felt - America's most famous anonymous informant, whose off-the-record tips and...

  21. December 19, 2008

    Watergate ‘Deep Throat’ dies

    Deep Throat will sing no more. W. Mark Felt – America’s most famous anonymous informant, whose off-the-record tips and...

  22. November 25, 2008

    Linguist says US intelligence spied on Blair

    The US government eavesdropped on Tony Blair while he was British prime minister, according to claims made by a former...

  23. October 24, 2008

    Washington insider who made Obama rich

    Barack Obama and John McCain don’t agree about much, but when, in the middle of one of their debates this month, Obama...

  24. FT Alphaville

    October 9, 2008

    - Follow the Money I

    The following is a paper published earlier this week by former Sempra Metals economist John Kemp looking in detail at the...

  25. October 3, 2008

    Out of the shadows

    Angler: The Shadow Presidency of Dick Cheney By Barton Gellman Allen Lane £25, 483 pages FT Bookshop price: £20...

  26. September 6, 2008

    Iraq shock at spying claims

    Iraqi leaders yesterday expressed incredulity and disappointment over a report that US officials had spied on prime...

  27. September 6, 2008

    Iraq dismay at claims US spied on senior politicians

    Iraqi leaders expressed incredulity and disappointment yesterday over a report that US officials had spied on prime...

  28. September 6, 2008

    US spy reports shock Baghdad

    Iraqi leaders yesterday expressed incredulity and disappointment over a report that US officials had spied on Nouri...

  29. February 23, 2008

    Bush family values

    The Bush Tragedy By Jacob Weisberg Random House $26, 271 pages Bob Woodward, the ultimate Washington establishment figure,...

  30. October 24, 2007

    Observer: Tragic figure

    Carl Bernstein, whose work with Bob Woodward at The Washington Post helped unearth the Watergate scandal, visited the Nixon...

  31. August 23, 2007

    Iraq, Mexico and the whims of history

    As the President George W. Bush administration enters the final leg of its contentious second term, more people are talking...

  32. June 18, 2007

    Is the US ready for Hillary Clinton?

    She is the favourite to be the Democratic party’s nominee for president. Winning the nomination would put Hillary Rodham...

  33. April 28, 2007

    Tenet accuses Cheney over Iraq war

    George Tenet, the former Central Intelligence Agency director, has accused Dick Cheney, vice-president, of making him the...

  34. April 2, 2007

    History gives an imperfect guide to Fed behaviour

    Investors convinced that the Federal Reserve will have to change course and cut interest rates are scouring the records of...

  35. January 15, 2007

    Libby takes the stand in CIA leak case

    It has all the ingredients of a tantalising Washington courtroom drama: a sitting vice-president testifying for the first...

  36. November 9, 2006

    Who is Bob Gates?

    Before I get onto the important stuff about Rummie, Gates etc, I would like to say how gratifying I found it that President...

  37. The World

    November 9, 2006

    Who is Bob Gates?

    Before I get onto the important stuff about Rummie, Gates etc, I would like to say how gratifying I found it that President...

  38. November 1, 2006

    Rumsfeld and Bolton face poll uncertainty

    The mid-term elections next week could help decide the fate of two of the most controversial Bush administration officials,...

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