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Review: Cohen’s fire lacks fuel in ‘Borat’ sequel

The film interrogates patriarchy, but the baseness of the US means there’s nothing left to send up

Review: Dancing awkwardly around Michael Jordan’s legacy

The Last Dance, a Netflix documentary series about basketball player Michael Jordan, is a romantic reframing of his halcyon period that fails to engage with the politics of race in America

Nancy Pelosi: Former US House speaker set to reclaim gavel

Keeping Donald Trump in check will be among the California Democrat's top challenges as she presides over the House of Representatives

Former US president George H.W. Bush dead at 94

Bush's passing comes just months after the death in April of his wife and revered first lady Barbara Bush

US-China trade needs a strategic rethink

Global prosperity requires that the multilateral free-trade system be maintained and strengthened

Trump’s presidential campaign may not be the last to successfully use scare tactics

Right-wing populism is gaining fertile ground in Europe, preying on the fears of ordinary citizens who feel excluded by 'establishment politics'.

Mbeki: Suggestions of SA-US conflict are a fabrication

There were differences between SA and the US's administrations on various matters, but these never led to bad relations, writes Thabo Mbeki.

How the US and South Africa became friends again

SA's reaction to Kebby Maphatsoe’s CIA comments is a far cry from the tense relationship with the US under Thabo Mbeki, writes Verashni Pillay.

Tutu calls for Blair, Bush to face Hague trial

Desmond Tutu has called for UK ex-leader Tony Blair and former US president George Bush to face trial in The Hague for their role in the Iraq war.

Blair ‘misled’ public over Iraq invasion

Tony Blair stands accused of misleading his colleagues over a dispute central to the government's decision to join the US-led invasion of Iraq.

Battle to keep Blair, Bush transcripts secret

The UK is fighting to overturn an order to disclose transcripts of key conversation between Tony Blair and George Bush, days before the Iraq invasion.

Rice’s memoir to shed light on Bush administration

Rice's second autobiography will take us "into secret negotiating rooms" where global peace hung in the balance, publishers say.

Bush wanted to ‘project calm’ after hearing of 9/11 attacks

Former US president George Bush says his apparent lack of reaction to the news of the September 11 attacks was a decision to project an aura of calm.

Rumsfeld warns on effort to prosecute Bush abroad

Donald Rumsfeld, defence secretary under George Bush, says that attempts to prosecute the ex-president are a misguided response to US public policy.

Activists vow Bush will face torture case

Activists vowed on Monday that former US president George Bush will face a torture case against him wherever he travels outside the United States.

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