The sale of Newcastle United to Saudi Arabia is emblematic of something far more fundamental and depressing about the state of Britain.
And if he is, why don’t his supporters seem to care?
The two countries are more similar than is often acknowledged.
The United States has allied with Britain and Australia to form a new anti-China grouping.
The region is stuck believing in a past that never was and a future it doesn’t have the will to bring about.
The G7 summit was stuck in time, between the era of Trump and the future.
Both London and Washington hope to build democratic alliances. Yet can—and should—they lead them?
Boris Johnson knows exactly what he’s doing.
Plans to form a breakaway tournament highlight a political moment.
Britain’s COVID-19 death toll has risen above 100,000. But, if it is successful, the country’s vaccine drive may leave a more lasting memory.
The new president has a daunting list of foreign-policy challenges. Among the biggest will be managing a longtime ally.
Fatherhood coupled with pandemic restrictions reminded me that security is not just about personal safety from violence or terrorism.
Some of the American mystique has gone, even if the raw power remains. That is what makes the scenes in Washington not simply pathetic, but important too.
The country has gone into lockdown once more. The current set of restrictions has more troubling reasons than the last.
The country appeared willing to throw away a huge chunk of trade over a minor industry. But national life has to be about more than simple calculations of GDP.
He revealed more about the country’s ruling class than any political writer of his era.
The country has bet that, outside the EU, it can better regulate its economy to become more competitive.
Barack Obama and Margaret Thatcher are prophets who came to embody their countries’ stories and, crucially, changed those stories.
The question for the Continent’s leaders now is whether they can agree on what they are collectively for, not just what they are against.
Serious questions about America’s role in the world will not go away just because Donald Trump was defeated.