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    1. The A-List

      September 11, 2013

      Syria exposes the decline of American diplomacy

      Barack Obama is both right and wrong. He is right in saying that “the credible threat of US military action” pushed Syria...

    2. The A-List

      September 11, 2013

      Syria exposes the decline of American diplomacy

      Barack Obama is both right and wrong. He is right in saying that “the credible threat of US military action” pushed Syria to...

    1. April 11, 2013

      Thatcher death stirs Republican nostalgia

      Ronald Reagan made sure that the last state visit to the US of his presidency was reserved for Margaret Thatcher and then...

    2. 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...

    3. March 6, 2012

      Utility buyout loses power in shale gas revolution

      The world’s largest private equity deal was born of overconfidence and a plentiful supply of easy money. But at its heart...

    4. June 9, 2011

      Western hopes for Assad dashed

      In the international debate on Syria, France has stood out, dispensing with the political ambiguity of partners and telling...

    5. June 5, 2011

      Obituary: Lawrence Eagleburger

      Lawrence Eagleburger, one of the most experienced and versatile US diplomats of the last half century and briefly secretary...

    6. March 14, 2011

      Para América Mágica, Symphony Space, NY

      The concert at Symphony Space on Thursday – tough, smart, enterprising, uncompromising and occasionally exasperating –...

    7. November 25, 2010

      Ratify US-Russia nuclear accord

      After the Thanksgiving holiday, the US Senate should ratify the US-Russia strategic arms reduction treaty without further...

    8. November 19, 2010

      Republicans enrolled to gain Start votes

      Barack Obama is trying to use Republicans to win around Republicans in one of the biggest foreign policy struggles of his...

    9. FT Alphaville

      November 8, 2010

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Clive Crook: Obama can cut a deal on taxes To pass legislation in...

    10. November 7, 2010

      The G20 must look beyond Bretton Woods II

      With talk of currency wars and disagreements over the US Federal Reserve’s policy of quantitative easing, the summit of the...

    11. September 29, 2010

      Reshuffle in the White House

      The turnover of top White House officials is set to continue with the imminent departure of Rahm Emanuel, President Barack...

    12. March 15, 2010

      Another option for Middle East peace

      From Dr Edward A. Tiryakian. Sir, The outcome of dispatching US Senator George Mitchell and Joe Biden, the vice-president,...

    13. February 22, 2010

      US general who hoped to be president

      Alexander Haig, the general who wanted to be president and twice acted almost if he were one, died on Saturday from a...

    14. February 20, 2010

      US general who hoped to be president

      Alexander Haig, the general who wanted to be president and twice acted almost if he were one, died on Saturday from a...

    15. February 4, 2010

      A fearsome foursome

      At a crucial stage in the Democratic primaries in late 2007, Barack Obama rejuvenated his campaign with a barnstorming...

    16. May 7, 2009

      All must play a part in fighting climate change

      There is no question among serious thinkers that all major economies must participate in any solution to the threat of...

    17. FT Alphaville

      March 4, 2009

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Wednesday’s FT, Analysis: Stanford’s sugar-crusted show Just months after...

    18. March 4, 2009

      To nationalise or not to nationalise is the question

      Lindsey Graham , the Republican senator, Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the US Federal Reserve, and James Baker ,...

    19. Economists' Forum

      March 4, 2009

      To nationalise or not – that is the question

      Lindsey Graham, the Republican senator, Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the US Federal Reserve, and James Baker,...

    20. March 3, 2009

      To nationalise or not – that is the question

      Lindsey Graham, the Republican senator, Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the US Federal Reserve, and James Baker,...

    21. FT Alphaville

      March 2, 2009

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Comment: James Baker – How to prevent ‘zombie’ banks Baker, former...

    22. March 1, 2009

      How Washington can prevent ‘zombie banks’

      Beginning in 1990, Japan suffered a collapse in real estate and stock market prices that pushed major banks into insolvency....

    23. January 20, 2009

      China and US can cross-fertilise

      From Prof Sungjoon Cho. Sir, Zbigniew Brzezinski’s insightful policy prescription on US-China relations (“The Group of Two...

    24. December 10, 2008

      Hedge fund life not so grand

      Dignitaries and grandees who joined the boards of hedge funds in boom times are finding life over lunch isn't so grand...

    25. November 21, 2008

      No, the other Bush

      Gideon Rachman's blog: I am in College Station, Texas. As the name implies, College Station is a university town, home to...

    26. The World

      November 19, 2008

      George Bush's library

      I am in College Station, Texas. As the name implies, College Station is a university town – home to Texas A&M University,...

    27. August 15, 2008

      Corrections - James Baker; Mikheil Saakashvili; Peter Norman

      * An article on August 13 wrongly suggested that James Baker, the former US secretary of state, might withhold endorsement...

    28. 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...

    29. August 9, 2008

      A glamorous Texan in the Court of St James's

      Anne Legendre Armstrong, who died last week of cancer at the age of 80, may have been born into comfort and married into...

    30. August 8, 2008

      A glamorous Texan in the Court of St James’s

      Anne Legendre Armstrong, who died last week of cancer at the age of 80, may have been born into comfort and married into...

    31. March 15, 2008

      Fed just made matters worse, says Carlyle

      This week's emergency credit market intervention by the US Federal Reserve was supposed to ease the liquidity crisis for...

    32. March 14, 2008

      Fed just made matters worse, says Carlyle

      This week’s emergency credit market intervention by the US Federal Reserve was supposed to ease the liquidity crisis for...

    33. October 18, 2007

      Classic speculative bubble bursts

      This is an FT archive article, originally published on 21 October 1987 What is it that can cause the world’s main equity...

    34. October 17, 2007

      Court backing for compulsory retirement rules

      Business leaders on Tuesday welcomed a European court ruling that would allow employers to force workers to quit when they...

    35. October 17, 2007

      Court backing for compulsory retirement rules

      Business leaders yesterday welcomed a European court ruling that would allow employers to force workers to quit when they...

    36. October 17, 2007

      EU court backs forced retirement

      Employers can force workers to leave when they reach the normal retirement age without falling foul of European Union age...

    37. June 26, 2007

      Pessimism mounts at US Iraq strategy

      President George W. Bush has said Congress must wait until September before it receives the US military’s assessments of...

    38. June 11, 2007

      Senate bill aims to press Beijing on currency

      A bill will be introduced in the US Senate this week that intends to increase pressure on China to float its currency but...

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