• 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?

  • 24 May 2018

    One man who knows how Donald Trump rolls is Steve Bannon. The former chairman of the hard, right-wing Breitbart News website was appointed by Trump as his chief strategist after helping run the presidential campaign. But while the White House may have broken ties with Steve Bannon he’s still carrying on with the work that…

  • 24 May 2018

    Joining me over the internet from Washington is Mark Fitzpatrick from the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He’s written extensively on North Korea’s nuclear programme.

  • 24 May 2018

    Next month’s summit with the North Koreans was supposed to be a foreign policy triumph for President Trump. He said his threats of military action, often in tweets aimed the leader he mocked as “little rocket man”, coupled with sanctions, had driven Kim Jong-un to discuss abandoning his nuclear ambitions. But today – after the…

  • 20 May 2018

    Texas: a state whose destiny has been shaped by oil, by political conservatism, by minimal government – and now, thanks to its growing Hispanic population – the future direction of the United States itself. Now a new book – God Save Texas – by the Pulitzer prize winning author Lawrence Wright – explores some of…

  • 19 May 2018

    The crowds are melting away this evening but those who came have witnessed something quite remarkable. A black American mother and the Queen meeting as equals – as their families join together. Meghan’s cultural history included in the pomp and ceremony of the day. The question: has this been a one off moment – or…

  • 18 May 2018

    This isn’t the first school shooting since the February attack in Florida, but it’s the deadliest. Ten students and staff members are reported to have been killed in a high school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. A suspect is in custody, authorities say the gunman is a 17-year-old male student from the school, and that…

  • 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.

  • 16 May 2018

    The UN Security Council has held an emergency meeting following the deadly violence in Gaza which coincided with America opening its new embassy in Israel in Jerusalem. US Ambassador Nikki Haley said it would be a mistake to blame the deaths on the embassy moving from Tel Aviv to the city which Palestinians view as…

  • 14 May 2018

    The main news is the bloodshed on the Israel-Gaza border following America’s decision to move its diplomatic headquarters to Jerusalem. Uprooting the embassy from Tel Aviv is not a new idea. Successive US presidents have mooted it, but Donald Trump has made it happen.  

  • 14 May 2018

    The anger and consequent bloodshed in Gaza was in response to events in Jerusalem.

  • 10 May 2018

    President Trump has claimed that Iran is the world’s “leading state sponsor of terror”. But is that fair? Before he became president, Trump said the “world’s biggest funder of terrorism” was Saudi Arabia – not Iran. So is his latest claim is just political rhetoric?

  • 9 May 2018

    Michael McFaul served as the US Ambassador to Russia under President Obama and is the author of From Cold War to Hot Peace.

  • 9 May 2018

    Chris Wilson is a conservative pollster and strategist who was the director of research and analytics for Senator Ted Cruz’s Presidential campaign.

  • 9 May 2018

    President Trump has warned Iran against resuming its nuclear weapons programme, following his decision to pull the US out of the nuclear deal. He spoke of “very severe consequences” if they do. The world has been reacting to the US move. Russia said it was “deeply disappointed”, China has expressed regret. Iran’s Supreme leader addressed…