Distortion of Truth

While other leaders were marshalling resources to combat the greatest pandemic in modern times, President Donald Trump was watching Fox News over six hours a day which his staff refers to as “executive time”. In January 2020, when Fox News began to downplay COVID-19, the president was quick to agree. In March, as the deadly…

Game of Prediction

In 1960 America’s new leader John F Kennedy ‘s winning presidential election was widely reported that the presidency has been clinched with the help of a “secret weapon” : a super computer that crunched troves of data to profile voters , allowing Kennedy to better target his political messaging before the polls opened. Borrowing from…

Interventionist and isolationist shaped US relations with allies and adversaries

Zoellick identifies five traditions that have emerged form America’s encounters with the world: the importance of North America, the special roles trading, transnational and technological relation play in defining ties with others, changing attitudes toward alliances and ways of ordering connections among states the need for public support, especially through Congress and the belief that…

The Polonium affair

Never accept anything from strangers. One of the two men trendy dressed with a big gold watch on his wrist sitting at a table in a central London bar offered a cup of tea which he had bought earlier to another man former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, defecting to the West). He accepted the offer…

The real villan

Mary L trump,  a  highly literate, trained and licensed gay clinical psychologist and Donald Trump’s only niece, shines a  ray of light on the dark history of their family and explains how her uncle became the man who now threatens the world’s health, economic security and social fabric. Older brother Freddie, who died an alcoholic…

Boris Johnson (55) and Carrie Symonds (32) announce birth of son

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancée Carrie Symonds have announced the birth of their son, as they are the first unmarried couple to move into Downing Street together. A spokeswoman for the PM and his fiancée said “ both mother and baby are doing very well. The prime minister and Ms Symonds would like…

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

“Prime Minister Boris Johnson(55)  has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened”, Downing Street has said. Mr. Johnson has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise “ where necessary” the spokesman added. A No 10 statement read: “ The prime minister has been under the care of doctors at St…

Boris rushed to hospital

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to a London Hospital on Sunday evening with “persistent symptoms” including a temperature – for a series of routine tests. PM Boris Johnson is still very much in charge of the coronavirus despite spending the night in the hospital. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will chair Monday morning’s coronavirus meeting…

Sir Keir Starmer elected as the new Labour leader

Keir Starmer (57) wins a decisive victory over two rivals  Lisa Nandy and Rebecca Long-Bailey and vowed to lead party “into new era with confidence and hope”. The lawyer, who became an MP in 2015, won on the first round of voting with more than 50 per cent of ballots cast After his victory Sir…