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Chris McGreal

Chris McGreal

    'I won everything': How Trump is impressing voters of all stripes
    'I won everything': How Trump is impressing voters of all stripes
    “Actually, I won everything,” Donald Trump said this week, after his victory in South Carolina and before his rout in Nevada. “I won short...
    Palestinian flag raised at the UN: Symbol of 'hope' no substitute for a state
    Palestinian flag raised at the UN: Symbol of 'hope' no substitute for a state
    It was barely recognisable as a flag.
    Psychobabble and the Middle East
    Psychobabble and the Middle East
    A peculiar feature of the United States's relations with Israel is that more than a few senior diplomats posted from Jerusalem to Washington were...
    Fear and bluster in Congress
    Fear and bluster in Congress
    In the end, Binyamin Netanyahu sidestepped the nuclear option in his speech this week to the United States Congress and did what he does so well:...
    Obama snubs Netanyahu to hamper re-election
    Obama snubs Netanyahu to hamper re-election
    The White House is openly supporting Benjamin Netanyahu's opponents in next month's Israeli election. It follows the Israeli prime minister's plan to...
    Legalise marijuana campaign on a roll in US
    Legalise marijuana campaign on a roll in US
    Oregon and Alaska have become the latest states in the United States to legalise recreational marijuana in ballots hailed by supporters as evidence...
    US counters Sino-African trade boom
    US counters Sino-African trade boom
    President Barack Obama took a swipe at China in a speech to a summit of African leaders in Washington this week, claiming that the United States is...
    US counters Sino-African trade boom
    US counters Sino-African trade boom
    President Barack Obama took a swipe at China in a speech to a summit of African leaders in Washington this week, claiming that the United States is...
    US versus them, this time in Africa
    US versus them, this time in Africa
    John Kerry's recent statement that Washington has a team in Nigeria to help in the hunt for more than 200 abducted schoolgirls came with a twist....
    How Africa has changed in Mandela's lifetime
    How Africa has changed in Mandela's lifetime
    In the 95 years of Mandela's life, there was a transition from colonialism to independence in Africa. We take a look.
    No kid gloves for Obama in Israel
    No kid gloves for Obama in Israel
    Warnings that he needs to act more forcefully to save the Jewish state.
    Americans fear weapon control laws after Connecticut shooting
    Americans fear weapon control laws after Connecticut shooting
    But Durkheimer is more coy than might be expected of a man with a pistol on his hip – he does not want to talk specific numbers.