President of the United States

Why Trump?

Some people run simply out of ego or greed. The publicity that attends a presidential bid can garner even a failed candidate a book contract, a television gig, or a well-paid speaking career (or perhaps all three). Trump ran on the basis of his celebrity.

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

Debunking America's populist narrative

One does not need to be particularly good at hearing to decipher the dog whistles being used during this year's election campaign in the United States.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Why Trump?

Some people run simply out of ego or greed. The publicity that attends a presidential bid can garner even a failed candidate a book contract, a television gig, or a well-paid speaking career (or perhaps all three). Trump ran on the basis of his celebrity.

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

US: Iran to be invited to Syria talks

The United States announces that Iran may take part in talks to end the civil war in Syria and warned of increased military action against the Islamic State.

July 2, 2015
July 2, 2015

Michelle tears up White House photography ban

Selfie lovers will now be able to snap themselves in the US president's residence, after the White House lifted a decades-old ban on photography.

July 2, 2015
July 2, 2015

Michelle tears up White House photography ban

Selfie lovers will now be able to snap themselves in the US president's residence, after the White House lifted a decades-old ban on photography.

May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015
US

Obama gets Twitter account

US President Barack Obama has just launched his own Twitter feed, the White House has confirmed.