Edward Luce is the Washington columnist and commentator for the Financial Times. He writes a weekly column, FT’s leaders/editorials on American politics and the economy and other articles.
Ed has worked for the FT since 1995 as Philippines correspondent, capital markets editor, South Asia bureau chief in New Delhi and Washington bureau chief between 2006 and 2011.
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The suspicion is that the president never wanted to make deals in the first place
Presidential historian on lessons from previous administrations
Democrats should be wary of assuming voters share their anxieties about Big Tech
An optimistic work offering ideas to counter the current dystopia in US politics
In the wake of Las Vegas, the president is playing from the gun lobby’s handbook
Trump is straying from the doctrine of nuclear deterrence the military still follows
US president is once again stoking national disharmony for political ends
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Does this bleak speech amount to a foreign policy doctrine?
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The administration’s implosion is likely to accelerate amid subpoenas and suspicion
Republicans cannot disown what the president is doing without repudiating themselves
With ever-rising inequality and the supremacy of a privileged elite class, American-style democracy is under threat
The deeper that special counsel Robert Mueller digs, the more the president panics
Senator’s cancer diagnosis could rob Congress of a catalyst for president’s impeachment
Washington gridlock has become a Republican habit
Donald Trump’s relatives show up in every field of US global engagement
Crunch week for the Trump administration’s effort to replace Obamacare
Germany remains relatively immune to the populist forces wracking other democracies
As US allies wrestle with what to do next, China hopes to benefit from a world in flux
Sanders is in the ascendancy and Clintonite incrementalism is dead