• 26 Jan 2019

    President Trump is facing a backlash from conservatives dismayed that he’s agreed a temporary end to the record 35-day US government shutdown – without funding for his border wall. Mr Trump insisted his deal was “in no way a concession” – but Democratic leaders say they’ve got the upper hand – relishing a rare victory…

  • 30 Sep 2018

    After a flurry of last-minute negotiations, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for the Supreme Court following a late call from Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona for a one-week investigation into sexual assault allegations against President Trump’s nominee. It comes after emotional testimony from Dr Christine Blasey Ford, who says she was assaulted…

  • 29 Sep 2018

    Former FBI Special Agent, Mike Campi, tells us what can reasonably be achieved in a week as President Trump confirms FBI investigation into the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.

  • 29 Sep 2018

    One of the pivital moments yesterday came when Senator Jeff Flake was confronted in a lift by two women claiming to be survivors of sexual abuse. We speak to one of those women – Ana Maria Archila.

  • 12 Jun 2018

    How does today’s meeting compare with other peace summits between world leaders? Think Nixon in China, or Reagan and Gorbachev. But North Korea is not a great power, just an impoverished country with a nuclear weapon and a history of cheating on diplomatic deals. So was this the beginning of a real shift in world…

  • 31 May 2018

    British steel and aluminium will be priced out of the American market, after President Trump delivers on his campaign promise. Canada and Mexico join Europe as the latest targets. A retaliation is now unfolding as we speak, and there are fears tonight of a wider trade conflict.With Europe and America already at loggerheads over trade…

  • 27 May 2018

    The US North Korea summit is definitely back on. Possibly. Donald Trump insists everything is going really well. Kim Jong Un is apparently totally on board too. We’ll be asking a top Korea diplomacy expert what to make of it all.

  • 26 May 2018

    Leaders from the North and South Korea meet again on the border for a surprise second summit. Could peace in the peninsula – and Donald Trump’s planned talks with Kim Jong Un – all be back on again?

  • 16 May 2018

    North Korea has suspended talks with South Korea and threatened to cancel an historic summit between Kim Jong-un and President Trump, saying it wasn’t interested in a one-sided demand to give up its nuclear weapons. Mr Trump said he hadn’t been notified about any threat and would still insist on North Korea’s denuclearisation.

  • 8 May 2018

    President Donald Trump announces that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that his predecessor, Barack Obama, signed up to.

  • 8 May 2018

    Walid Phares was foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump during the 2016 Presidential campaign.

  • 8 May 2018

    It was all about centrifuges, industrial spinning tubes designed to enrich uranium and crucial to making a nuclear bomb. Five years ago, Iran was set to spin thousands of them, but the deal brokered in 2015 stopped almost all of them and Iran’s nuclear programme was frozen. But Donald Trump has never liked it, once…

  • 8 May 2018

    Nasser Hadian is professor of political sciences at Tehran University. Vali Nasr is a noted Iran expert and dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

  • 8 May 2018

    Tom Tugendhat is Conservative chair of the Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee.

  • 29 Apr 2018

    We speak to American author Jesmyn Ward about the gritty realities of life in the Deep South portrayed in her new novel ‘Sing, Unburied, Sing’. It is an intimate portrait of a Mississippi family in crisis taking in race, drugs and poverty.