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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. 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...

    3. 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,...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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,...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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....

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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....

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    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 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. April 20, 2006

      Zero evidence that generals have had no influence

      From Mr Andrew Sprung. Sir, Bruce Kuklick ("Academics and generals do not direct how America wages war", April 18) uses a...

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