So, just what can be done about Assad and Syria?
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Obama vision thing must resist Romney reaction
Obama is not perfect, but at least he is not deranged
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Toadying sidekick is UK speciality in relationship
Security Council must sort out Syria
Rein in Israel from madness and mayhem
Ian Williams says Barack Obama’s bitterly-divided Republican enemies could help to get him relected
Anger can be power – now build on it
Last weekend, the Martin Luther King memorial was unveiled in Washington, evoking his speech “I have a dream”. I was having a dream too, but mine wandered between nightmare and …
Wanted: an ideology to combat ideologues
Thirty years ago, July 4 did not have much significance for me.
Bank on Ban Ki Moon for term two
A Middle East reality check
As protests swept Europe and the Middle East, there was a growing feeling that Americans, in their traditional isolation, would accept anything forced down their throats. But the revolt began, …
Not just gonzos still carry a torch for Bonzo star
American democracy is caught in the crosshairs
In this political poker game, Barack Obama always folds
Arms and the world’s most powerful man
Huge sums of “fisco money” (fortunes amassed from tax cuts) are pouring into America’s mid-term elections, with one sure result likely to be yet more legislative gridlock as the country …
Neo-con Canada is hung out to dry by the United Nations
Will everything stop for the Tea Party?
Letters from America: Ian Williams examines the trickery of Rupert Murdoch’s favourite TV network