Kim Jong-un

Justin Trudeau is far more pointless than Donald Trump

16 June 2018 9:00 am

‘Trudeau or Trump?’ was a choice which Theresa May, with unusually ready wit, evaded in Parliament on Monday. No doubt…

Donald Trump’s real-estate politik is working

16 June 2018 9:00 am

Barack Obama tried to be the first Pacific President. He attempted to pivot America’s grand strategy eastwards in order to…

Is Kim Jong-un really now a man of peace?

28 April 2018 9:00 am

After spending most of his presidency posing a nuclear-armed hothead, Kim Jong-un is now presenting himself as a man of…

Portrait of the Week: Corbyn and Jewdas and Kim Jong-un’s visit to South Korea

7 April 2018 9:00 am

Home Alison Saunders said she would relinquish her position as the Director of Public Prosecutions when her five-year contract ends…

Kim Jong-un’s unwise offer

17 March 2018 9:00 am

President Trump’s acceptance of talks about denuclearisation must have been as big a shock to Kim Jong-un as his offer was…

His critics can’t admit it, but Trump’s crazy tactics are succeeding

6 January 2018 9:00 am

Among the many new political maladies of our age, one has been left largely undiagnosed. This is Trump Derangement Syndrome,…

Will Donald Trump’s dangerous war of words with Pyongyang go nuclear?

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Trump’s increasingly dangerous war of words with Pyongyang

When Jean-Claude Juncker found out how ‘bloody difficult’ Theresa May can be

6 May 2017 9:00 am

Home Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, told Theresa May after dinner with her on 26 April, ‘I’m…

North Korea’s idea of Britain? David Beckham and The Queen

22 April 2017 9:00 am

When I arrived in Seoul, I joked to my editor that I hoped this was not going to be like…

What forces could North Korea range against sabre-rattling Donald Trump?

8 April 2017 9:00 am

Nice littler earners Cressida Dick, the new Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, will take a voluntary pay cut from £270,000…

North Korea must be tamed and Donald Trump is right to take action

8 April 2017 9:00 am

White House insiders say he is deadly serious about North Korea

The Punch and Judy country that’s beyond a joke

13 February 2016 9:00 am

In recent weeks, North Korea allegedly developed a hydrogen bomb and hangover-free booze. This would be a worrying combination in…

Portrait of the week

6 December 2014 9:00 am

Home The government spent days announcing how the Autumn Statement would allocate funds. ‘Frontline’ parts of the National Health Service…