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Paul Handley

Paul Handley

Paul Handley is a former AFP bureau chief in Riyadh. He is currently the US security correspondent for Agence France-Presse (AFP) in Washington DC, covering crime, justice and US politics. His reporting has appeared in Business Insider, New Zealand Herald, AlterNet, France 24, Yahoo, The New York Times, The Times South Africa, The Globe and Mail, and the Sydney Morning Herald. He is author of The King Never Smiles about the late Thai monarch.
Top diplomat implicates Trump in explosive impeachment testimony
Top diplomat implicates Trump in explosive impeachment testimony
A senior US diplomat directly implicated President Donald Trump Wednesday in a scheme to force Ukraine to probe a political rival, in bombshell...
Fireworks expected as televised Trump impeachment hearings open
Fireworks expected as televised Trump impeachment hearings open
Donald Trump faces the most perilous challenge of his three-year presidency as public hearings convened as part of the impeachment probe against...
Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a 'coup'
Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a 'coup'
Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced the impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency as a "coup," as his administration pushed back hard against...
Trump attacks Mueller ahead of testimony on Russia probe
Trump attacks Mueller ahead of testimony on Russia probe
President Donald Trump attacked Robert Mueller on Monday, even as he insisted he would not watch the special counsel's potentially damaging...
Iran accuses US of 'unacceptable' escalation in tensions
Iran accuses US of 'unacceptable' escalation in tensions
Iran on Thursday accused the United States of an "unacceptable" escalation of tensions and said Tehran was showing "maximum restraint" despite...
Trump declares 'complete exoneration' after Mueller finds no collusion
Trump declares 'complete exoneration' after Mueller finds no collusion
US President Donald Trump declared Sunday that he had been completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the...
US charges Huawei in technology theft, sanctions violations
US charges Huawei in technology theft, sanctions violations
The US Justice Department on Monday unveiled sweeping charges against Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in two cases likely to ratchet up...
Phantom-like Mueller holds Washington spellbound
Phantom-like Mueller holds Washington spellbound
He hovers over Washington's seething political swamp like 'The Phantom'. No one ever sees Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the Russia...
US threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes
US threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes
The United States threatened on Monday to arrest and sanction judges and other officials of the International Criminal Court if it moves to...
The man who pledged to 'take a bullet' for Trump
The man who pledged to 'take a bullet' for Trump
One year ago Michael Cohen, the longtime lawyer and fixer to President Donald Trump pledged he "would take a bullet for the president."
Manafort conviction and Cohen plea boost Mueller probe
Manafort conviction and Cohen plea boost Mueller probe
The conviction of President Donald Trump's one-time campaign chairman and the guilty plea by his former personal lawyer Tuesday have brought Russia...
Psychometrics: How Facebook data helped Trump find his voters
Psychometrics: How Facebook data helped Trump find his voters
It was one of hundreds of cute questionnaires that were shared widely on Facebook and other social media, like "Which Pokeman Are You?" and "