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  1. September 16, 2014

    US hints at ground troops role against Isis

    US military leaders have suggested for the first time that US ground troops could become directly involved in combating...

  2. September 15, 2014

    US alarmed by prospect of Scottish ‘Yes’ in independence vote

    A Yes vote for independence would be an economic mistake for Scotland and a geopolitical disaster for the west, senior US...

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  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. July 23, 2014

    Obama pressed to act against Russia

    As Europe hesitates over whether to bring in more sanctions against Russia, US President Barack Obama is facing fierce...

  2. July 17, 2014

    MH17 crash raises political heat over Ukraine

    Within hours of a Malaysian airliner crashing near to the Ukraine-Russia border, a political blame game kicked off that...

  3. July 6, 2014

    US toughens airport checks on devices

    US authorities are ramping up security checks on electronic devices carried by passengers travelling to the US in response...

  4. June 17, 2014

    US senators push for curbs on flash traders

    US senators stepped up their scrutiny of high-frequency trading at a congressional hearing on Tuesday, raising pressure on...

  5. June 13, 2014

    Washington debate over Iraq crisis could define next election

    Hillary Clinton’s new book on her time as US secretary of state is organised by geography: there are chapters on China,...

  6. June 10, 2014

    EU to probe Apple’s Irish tax affairs

    The European Commission is preparing to launch a formal investigation into Apple’s Irish tax affairs on Wednesday, marking a...

  7. April 4, 2014

    Charles Keating, financier and moralist, 1923-2014

    At the time it was a big deal – the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression. But in retrospect the US savings...

  8. April 1, 2014

    Caterpillar probe shifts focus to US tax code

    US Republicans used an investigation into Caterpillar’s tax strategy on Tuesday to highlight problems with US corporate tax...

  9. March 31, 2014

    Caterpillar accused of ‘shifting’ profits

    Caterpillar, the world’s largest maker of heavy machinery, used a Swiss affiliate to shift 85 per cent of its parts profits...

  10. March 28, 2014

    The surprising power of peace

    On the video, an old woman in a woolly hat in the Crimea is berating Russian soldiers. “Fear is the psychology of the...

  11. March 15, 2014

    Ukraine accuses Russia of military incursion

    Ukraine’s military on Saturday claimed it had repelled the first Russian military incursion on to mainland territory, using...

  12. March 11, 2014

    US queries London’s embrace of oligarchs

    Britain, long the US’s closest diplomatic partner, is battling to dispel concern in Washington that it is willing to protect...

  13. March 6, 2014

    Homegrown perils for Obama in Ukraine crisis

    The first week of the Ukraine crisis has produced a wave of Republican criticism alleging that Barack Obama’s “weak” foreign...

  14. Off Message

    March 6, 2014

    What the 'suppressed' migration report says

    On Thursday, the government published its needlessly controversial report that reviews the impact of migration on the UK...

  15. February 28, 2014

    ‘Let’s spend the night together’ in Macau

    When Mick Jagger prances across the stage at the Venetian casino resort in Macau next weekend, it will be the loudest signal...

  16. February 26, 2014

    Arizona governor vetoes bill seen as anti-gay

    The Republican governor of Arizona has vetoed a controversial bill viewed as anti-gay after it triggered fierce criticism...

  17. February 25, 2014

    Washington hawks urge tougher stance on Ukraine

    When Ukraine was teetering on the edge of civil war last week, Barack Obama declared that the US was not engaged in a “cold...

  18. February 16, 2014

    Iran nuclear talks need to build trust on both sides

    Ronald Reagan’s famous dictum on dealing with the Soviet Union was to “trust, but verify”. But according to the US Senator...

  19. February 10, 2014

    Obama’s Syria policy is a deadly mistake

    A minor kerfuffle has broken out over whether, in a closed-door meeting with an American congressional delegation attending...

  20. The World

    January 12, 2014

    McCain on Gates on McCain

    By Richard McGregor in Washington After sensitive details of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden began leaking, an...

  21. November 8, 2013

    One to watch: Meghan McCain

    Meghan McCain, talk-show host and daughter of 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain, is sitting in a Manhattan...

  22. October 20, 2013

    Obama vows ‘tech surge’ to fix bugs plaguing healthcare portals

    President Barack Obama will declare that the computer troubles plaguing his flagship healthcare reform are unacceptable on...

  23. October 17, 2013

    Republican postmortem focuses on Tea Party power

    When Charles Boustany, a Republican congressman from Louisiana, reflects on how his party can recover from its embarrassing...

  24. October 16, 2013

    Defeat has bitter taste for Tea Party

    After weeks of threats, filibusters and bills designed to gut Barack Obama’s healthcare law, combined with a government...

  25. October 16, 2013

    US senators say questions remain over Ireland’s tax reform

    The US senators who exposed Apple’s use of a loophole in Irish law that enabled the company to save tax on $44bn in offshore...

  26. October 14, 2013

    Senate closes in on deal to reopen US government

    Senate leaders were late on Monday closing in on a deal to reopen the federal government and avert a potentially...

  27. October 13, 2013

    Lorenzo Fertitta boxing clever to export UFC

    Weighing in at 185 pounds, aged 44, from the city of Las Vegas in Nevada is the man who bought Ultimate Fighting...

  28. The World

    September 25, 2013

    From Wacko Birds to Michael Phelps: 10 things you should know about Senator Ted Cruz

    Ted Cruz takes the Senate floor Ten things about Senator Ted Cruz, 42, the junior senator from Texas, who has been talking...

  29. The World

    September 20, 2013

    Putin's party manner offers (tiny) glimmer of hope

    After a testing two years for Vladimir Putin that saw the first serious protests against his rule, Russia’s president was...

  30. September 20, 2013

    Republicans pass tough spending bill, setting up budget clash

    The Republican majority in the House of Representatives set a potential shutdown of the US government in motion on Friday...

  31. September 19, 2013

    Putin urges Russians to return to values of religion

    Vladimir Putin called on Russians to strengthen a new national identity based on conservative and traditional values such as...

  32. September 9, 2013

    US security giants cannot persuade wary public on Syria strike

    At a town-hall meeting convened by John McCain late last week, a constituent angry about US Congress and Syria expressed his...

  33. September 5, 2013

    ‘Vulnerable’ Turkey attacks US stance on Syria

    Turkey, a US ally uniquely exposed to fallout from the Syrian civil war, has vented deep frustration at the Obama...

  34. September 4, 2013

    Syria debate opens way for libertarian Paul

    For the next week, at least, Senator Rand Paul finds himself as the effective leader of the opposition. Since the start of...

  35. September 3, 2013

    US senators offer support for Syria strike

    Leading Democratic and Republican senators have reached a deal on a motion authorising an attack on Syria, adding momentum...

  36. August 5, 2013

    Egypt diplomacy boosted amid fears of bloodshed at protest camps

    A diplomatic push to resolve Egypt’s political crisis intensified on Monday with the arrival of two US senators to bolster...

  37. July 23, 2013

    US commander Dempsey urges caution over Syria intervention

    The top US military officer has warned that a significant military intervention in Syria would cost billions of dollars,...

  38. July 22, 2013

    Libertarian Republicans delay Pentagon bill

    A bill to fund the Pentagon next year is being held up by a rebellion among libertarian Republican legislators over...

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