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Is Donald Trump a Russian agent? A nonpartisan guide to national security and foreign policy issues in the presidential election (part I)

Will we be less safe during the next administration?<p>According to Hillary Clinton and her supporters, Donald Trump is crazy friendly with Russian president Vladimir Putin, a bad man who hates America and threatens its interests, and therefore Trump cannot be trusted even with U.S. intelligence …

Top 2016 election conspiracy theories — Anderson Cooper's CIA ties, Donald Trump and more

Do you sometimes feel like the presidential election is like an episode of <i>The Twilight Zone</i>? You're not alone.<p>From body doubles to sabotaged …

Only a failed Brexit can save Ukip now

Since its victory in the EU referendum, the party I helped to shape has lost its raison d’etre, and not a single one of its enclaves is free from bitter divisions<p>Just over a fortnight ago I revealed in the Guardian that I had ripped up my Ukip membership card and joined the Tories. As the former …

UKIP

BREAKING - Russia Prime Minister Warns US And Arab Countries: Invading Syria “Will Start a New World War” Putin Blaming America For Tearing Apart The Post-Cold War Stability. All Of Us Are Now In Great Danger

Russia Prime Minister Warns<p>By Hal Turner<p>Russia has publicly warned Saudi Arabia, the US, and other countries, they risk “a new world war” if they act …

The exclusion of the pro-Kurd HDP in post-coup Turkey

The pro-Kurd Peoples' Democratic Party has been excluded from Turkey's post-coup "democracy" rallies and constitution talks. Observers say the HDP is …

What are Jeremy Corbyn's policies in the Labour leadership contest?

Jeremy Corbyn has had a tumultuous few months as Labour leader and now finds himself defending his position.<p>Mr Corbyn enjoys strong support from Labour's membership base, but has lost the backing of a majority of his MPs.<p>Despite his unpopularity with the Parliamentary Labour Party, a senior Labour …

Ukip leadership favourite forgot drink-driving conviction

Steven Woolfe did not declare spent conviction when he stood as candidate to be a police and crime commissioner<p>Steven Woolfe’s hopes of becoming Ukip leader suffered yet another blow after it emerged he forgot to declare a spent drink-driving conviction when he stood as a police and crime …

United Kingdom

Thousands march in Germany in support of Turkey's President Erdogan

<b>Tens of thousands of people in Germany have turned out in support of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a rally that raised diplomatic tensions.</b><p>Mr Erdogan had planned to address the rally in the city of Cologne, held to denounce an attempted coup two weeks ago, by video link.<p>But on …

North Africa

There's a loophole in Article 50 that lets Britain back into the EU whenever we want

We do not know when prime minister Theresa May will formally trigger Article 50. It could come as soon as this year, or 10 years from now. Almost everyone assumes that once the UK's Article 50 request is made, that's it. We're out. No going back.<p>But ... there is a little-known loophole in Article …

Turkey MPs approve state of emergency bill allowing rule by decree

MPs approve measure by 346 votes to 115 as country confirms partial withdrawal from European convention on human rights after failed coup<p>Turkey’s parliament has approved a bill declaring a state of emergency in the wake of last weekend’s coup attempt and informed the Council of Europe of a partial …

Human Rights

It is time to accept the fact that Brexit may never actually happen

Leaving the EU is so difficult, and the consequences are so economically damaging, that it may be easier for prime minister Theresa May's government to endlessly delay the process rather than to actually leave.<p>Morgan Stanley economists Jacob Nell and Melanie Baker published a fascinating note to …

United Kingdom

Twenty minutes and one lie may have saved Turkish president's life

The attempted coup in Turkey didn't last long. It started Friday night, and by Saturday morning, the Turkish authorities were able to bring it to a halt.<p>There were a few hours, however, when it seemed very possible that the coup plotters could succeed in toppling President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s …

After Brexit, Northern Irish politics will again be dominated by the border

The vote to leave the EU breaches the spirit of the Good Friday agreement and could lead to its unravelling<p>One remarkable feature of the Brexit debate is the sense of resignation with which the losers accepted defeat. The rooted constitutionalism of the English – and the same is true of the Scots – …

United Kingdom

Extraditing Gulen To Turkey Would Ruin America's Middle East Policy

If Barack Obama and John Kerry give in to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's demand to extradite Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, it will lead to more than his imprisonment and/or execution. It will signal the death of America's Middle East policy, as no moderate Muslim will ever be able to …

We're all sitting up straighter now that Theresa May is in charge

If there were any lingering concern that a woman prime minister might, you know, go a bit wobbly on defence, then the new girl knocked it swiftly on the head.<p>“Is she personally prepared to authorise a strike that would kill a hundred thousand innocent men, women and children?” demanded a peevish …

Boris Johnson