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Faced with Russia's Putin, 'no drama Obama' doesn't look good 29 August 2014

The US may have become more cynical about the impact of a president. But it still cherishes the aura of the office - which means "no drama Obama" simply won't do.

Obama's plan for Middle East no clearer 28 August 2014

Obama admitted 'we don't have a strategy yet', which is why there was no need to put anything before congress, or bring the American people into the debate. He didn't want to put the cart in front of

Why there are fewer jihadis from the US than Britain 27 August 2014

The authorities think that America has spawned several dozen jihadis as opposed to Britain's several hundred. This is because America has a totally different relationship to its ethnic minorities.

World / United States US launches surveillance flights over Syria - video 26 August 2014 Kylie Morris

US officials say manned and surveillance flights over Syria will prepare the way for potential air strikes on Islamic State militants, following the brutal murder of James Foley.

UK / United States Ice bucket challenge - who'll be the spoilsport? 24 August 2014

George W Bush has done it, but Barack Obama won't budge. David Cameron has just been nominated to get soaked in ice-cold water too - so who'll be first to step up to the bucket?

Why US foreign policy is like 'smoking without inhaling' 22 August 2014

To America, the Middle East is like a balloon. If you squeeze it in one corner it will bulge in another. You just can't be sure where.

World / United States How Mike Brown's death exposes US race inequality 21 August 2014 Channel 4 News

Fifty years since the US civil rights act, why have the parents of black teenagers who have been killed taken their case to the UN?

Twitter and tear gas - why Ferguson won't stop yet 19 August 2014

Social media and police tactics have combined to turn the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, into an intractable conflict that shows no sign of going away.

What I saw in Ferguson last night 19 August 2014

There were more standoffs between police and protesters overnight in Ferguson, as tensions continue to rise after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. Kylie Morris was there.

World / Iraq Obama: 'Excessive police force cannot be justified' - video 18 August 2014 Channel 4 News

Barack Obama says he understands the anger in Ferguson, where people have been protesting following the shooting of an unarmed young man, and adds that people's rights need to be safe-guarded.