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 novelist talks about his new novel, life in the US, and his ‘other two countries’
Do Republican voters want their president to be a demagogue or a dealmaker?
Does this bleak speech amount to a foreign policy doctrine?
Both the Democrats and the Republicans are riven by internal schisms
A visceral obsession with undoing Obama’s political legacy drives the US president
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
An insider’s view of the lucrative ‘thought leader’ industry and its shortcomings
Inequality, skills misconception and complacency plague these two rigid societies
It is the former FBI director’s word against the man who fired him, writes Edward Luce
The US is becoming a net generator of global instability
Divides are growing within cities and with their nations — but what can be done?
‘America first’ agenda may mean ‘Trump alone’, writes Edward Luce
The US in which the ex-national security adviser thrived valued independent thinkers
The president’s budget removes a vital safety net from those he pledged to support
Tycoon president’s incessant travails cast his deputy in lead role for Watergate sequel