Donald Trump’s ticket to the White House was a coarse version of populism. Will his successors in the GOP be different – or simply present a more polished version of his antagonistic rhetoric?
To fill a convention with blatant racism, as the Republicans did in 2016, is bad enough. But, after four years of racist policies, a convention filled with subtle racism is perhaps more dangerous.
While not exactly surprising coming from the Trump administration, backing out of a major UN body is bound to have serious consequences.
The UN human rights council can certainly be improved, but the worst way to do that is by walking away.
The United Nations Charter doesn’t allow the use of military force to prevent chemical weapons attacks — no matter how evil — without UN Security Council approval. That needs to change.
Having campaigned on a promise to focus on problems at home, Donald Trump is realising how important the US’s global supremacy is.
A former US diplomat explains why some programs may make sense to cut, while others are crucial to America’s moral standing.
South Carolina is a red state. The GOP candidates know that a win here can lead to the party nomination.
Does the Confederate flag tell African American citizens that they are inferior? And if so, does that violate the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment?