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  1. July 19, 2012

    America, I’m so in love with you

    I think it’s fair to say that Mitt Romney is one of the best-preserved 65-year-old men in the history of US politics. His...

  2. March 28, 2012

    Politics remains Europe’s biggest problem

    It won’t convince the Tea Party, but if rising shares reflect presidential commitment to free markets, Barack Obama is a...

  1. November 30, 2011

    How to make Burma’s Botox revolution real

    The last time a US secretary of state visited Burma, Dwight D. Eisenhower was president and the south-east Asian country was...

  2. October 10, 2011

    The new cyber-industrial complex

    For decades, a small number of large military contractors built the heavy equipment needed to fight conventional wars,...

  3. September 29, 2011

    India’s poverty line requires careful conversion

    From Prof Angus Deaton. Sir, James Lamont’s article (“Battle rages over India poverty line”, September 27) notes that, by an...

  4. July 11, 2011

    ‘Sacrifice’ is for ordinary people

    From Ms Alexandra A. Branzoni. Like many other proponents of transferring wealth upward to those who need it the least,...

  5. January 26, 2011

    Obama lays down challenge to business

    Barack Obama offered to work with US business and his political opponents to reform corporate tax in a State of the Union...

  6. January 22, 2011

    Price of liberty may be to support soft organisations

    From Prof Euan G. Nisbet. Sir, As stealth fighters rise and we return to a world of two superpowers, two 50-year-old...

  7. July 15, 2010

    Anglo-US relations are no longer so special

    It may be a journalistic failing, but I am reluctant to pronounce on the technical merits of the dispute between the Obama...

  8. June 24, 2010

    Petraeus is seen as 'solid choice' to lead troops

    Military analysts draw parallels between the disgraced Gen Stanley McChrystal and General Douglas MacArthur, who was sacked...

  9. June 24, 2010

    Petraeus seen as ‘solid choice’

    Military analysts draw parallels between the disgraced Gen Stanley McChrystal and General Douglas MacArthur, who was sacked...

  10. June 8, 2010

    White House press 'dean' retires after Palestine remark*

    Helen Thomas, 89, the "dean of the White House press corps" who has covered every US president since Dwight Eisenhower,...

  11. June 7, 2010

    White House reporter Helen Thomas retires

    Helen Thomas, 89, the “dean of the White House press corps” who has covered every US president since Dwight Eisenhower, on...

  12. May 21, 2010

    When there’s no Plan A

    F ormer US president Dwight Eisenhower famously quipped that all plans were useless, but planning was indispensable. He was...

  13. February 11, 2010

    Arms and the man for change

    T wo decades after the cold war ended, one man is trying to reinvent the world's most powerful military machine. Since...

  14. December 28, 2009

    Look back in anger at the spirit of the age

    Every era spawns financial follies. Every era spawns observations that, with hindsight, protagonists wish they had not made....

  15. July 8, 2009

    Truman supported French in Vietnam

    From Mr Jay Elwes. Sir, Your obituary of Robert McNamara (“Numbers man and architect of war in Vietnam”, July 7) stated that...

  16. June 27, 2009

    Meteorologist’s crucial forecast

    From Mr Rupert Prior. Sir, The review of Turbulence (“High pressure ahead”, Life & Arts, June 20-21) by the admirable John...

  17. May 8, 2009

    Full remarks: Obama on jobs

    Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery New Educational Opportunities for Unemployed Workers Dwight D....

  18. January 31, 2009

    Oceanographer who knew the cold war's deeper secrets

    "Joe" Worzel might have had a claim to be the greatest mechanic on the planet but, unusually, he applied his extraordinary...

  19. January 30, 2009

    Oceanographer who knew the cold war’s deeper secrets

    Worzel: talented tinkerer “Joe” Worzel might have had a claim to be the greatest mechanic on the planet but, unusually, he...

  20. January 25, 2009

    Smart idea for US energy policy

    When President Barack Obama talks about his priorities, energy always comes high on the list, and with good reason. The...

  21. September 6, 2008

    McCain puts lessons of military service at heart of campaign

    John McCain did not march to the front of the stage when he accepted the Republican nomination and declare that he was...

  22. September 6, 2008

    Candidate puts his faith in lessons of military service

    John McCain did not march to the front of the stage when he accepted the Republican nomination and declare that he was...

  23. August 13, 2008

    Three prominent Republicans declare their support for Obama

    Barack Obama won the endorsement yesterday of three prominent Republicans, including Jim Leach and Lincoln Chafee, both of...

  24. July 24, 2008

    McCain likely to be cautious in practice on Iran

    From Mr Allan Wendt. Sir, Gideon Rachman (July 22) draws some erroneous conclusions and ignores certain realities in...

  25. March 26, 2008

    Ike's kin for O

    Barack Obama is having a tough time persuading Pennsylvania Democrats he is the right candidate to lead their party into...

  26. March 26, 2008

    Observer: Ike's kin for O

    Barack Obama is having a tough time persuading Pennsylvania Democrats he is the right candidate to lead their party into...

  27. March 25, 2008

    Roads: Lack of vision leads policy up a dead-end

    In a February 1955 message to Congress, President Dwight Eisenhower appealed to the legislature to take steps to modernise a...

  28. February 9, 2008

    Last 'open' US election was held in 1952

    From Mr James Dietzel. Sir, Your article "51st state troopers" (FT Magazine, February 2/3) states that this year's US...

  29. December 7, 2007

    Obesity throws wild card into US health plans

    A decline in the physical fitness of US children attributed to lifestyle changes first caught the attention of President...

  30. December 7, 2007

    Obesity the wild card for healthcare

    A decline in the physical fitness of US children attributed to changes in modern life first caught the attention of...

  31. December 6, 2007

    Obesity throws wild card into US healthcare plans

    A decline in the physical fitness of US children attributed to changes in modern life first caught the attention of...

  32. November 27, 2007

    The centre-ground’s shift to the left

    Whether a Democrat or a Republican is inaugurated in January 2009, the centre of political gravity in the US is well to the...

  33. October 13, 2007

    The path to Hiroshima

    Nemesis: The Battle for Japan 1944-45 By Max Hastings Harper Collins £25, 704 pages FT bookshop price: £20 Cecil Beaton once...

  34. September 30, 2007

    History lessons from Eisenhower and Nixon on quitting a war

    After all the reports, hearings and commentary on Iraq one truth is emerging: the next US president, Democrat or...

  35. September 8, 2007

    Tricky business

    The Invincible Quest: The Life of Richard Milhous Nixon By Conrad Black Quercus £30, 1,120 pages FT bookshop price: £24...

  36. May 8, 2007

    Reviving Eisenhower

    Whether a Democrat or a Republican is elected in 2008, the time is ripe for a reassertion of the traditional Republican way...

  37. May 3, 2007

    Luck combined with planning and communication

    From Mr Mel Duignan. Sir, For someone who extols the virtues of Dwight D. Eisenhower's' declaration "Give me a lucky...

  38. June 10, 2006

    D-Day sacrifices commemorated in nine-acre glory

    Ike, all 7ft of him, gazes out over his English garden to the huge open space where his troops began scaling the Normandy...

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