USA

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

Russian Muppets or American Puppets?

Where academics and strategists have failed, perhaps the denizens of Sesame Street might succeed

January 9, 2023
January 9, 2023

What Price McCarthy?

The extremists have won in the race for the US Speaker of the House

January 2, 2023
January 2, 2023

Eating the Last Cannibal

For political figures like Trump and Putin, courage is redefined as a willingness to break the state’s laws if the state’s own interests – or their own – demand it. The implication is that civilisation endures only if there are brave patriots who will do the dirty work. This is a decidedly right-wing form of “heroism.” It is easy to act nobly on behalf of one’s country – short of sacrificing one’s life for it – but only the strong of heart can bring themselves to commit crimes for it.

December 24, 2022
December 24, 2022

US announces in-person interview waivers for certain visa applicants in 2023

The United States has extended the authority of consular officers to waive in-person interviews for certain non-immigrant visa categories throughout 2023.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Netherlands 1-2 USA: What's your prediction?

The round of 16 kicks off with Group A champions Netherlands taking on the runners-up of Group B USA. 

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

'The next 10 years for U.S. soccer has a bright future'

Relief and utter joy washed over American fans on Tuesday as the United States beat Iran 1-0 in a nailbiter to reach the last 16 of the World Cup, after they shockingly failed to reach the 2018 tournament.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Fans brace for politically charged US-Iran match at World Cup

Diplomatic foes the United States and Iran face off on the pitch at the World Cup on Tuesday in a match that some Iranians fear may see further run-ins with stadium security or clashes with pro-government fans over raging protests back home.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Iran 0-1 USA: What’s your prediction?

Diplomatic foes the United States and Iran face off on the pitch at the World Cup on Tuesday in a match that some Iranians fear may see further run-ins with stadium security or clashes with pro-government fans over raging protests back home.

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

England 3-2 USA: What’s your prediction?

A flying England will hope to follow up their goal frenzy against Iran with a similar performance against the USA in a tasty Group B clash.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

'All about Bale again', says Wales coach Page

Wales coach Rob Page said it was "all about (Gareth) Bale again" after he scored a late penalty to salvage a 1-1 draw against the United States at the World Cup on Monday.