During his 24 years as a senior foreign correspondent for The Washington Times and United Press International, Martin Sieff reported from more than 70 nations and covered 12 wars. He has specialized in US and global economic issues.
Today, the US and its allies have received a military wakeup call and warning in the Middle East as epochal as the Conquest of Poland was in 1939.
Make no mistake about it: Hillary Clinton still craves the Presidency of the United States and she is convinced she can get it
Johnson has the dubious gift of King Midas in reverse: he turns everything golden he touches into worthless dross, Martin Sieff writes.
The support of the Christian communities of the Middle East is not just a very bright idea – it is a Big and Profound Concept as well.
Now history is repeating itself, except this time the Saudis are going to be its losers not its winners. The world is about to turn upside down again.
The Brits cannot even supply aircraft to fly on their new aircraft carrier and have to be bailed out with trouble-plagued F-35s from the US.
Washington has become a buffoonish theater of the absurd. It is politics according to Marx: But not Karl Marx. The latest scandal is pure Groucho Marx.
President Donald Trump’s decision to appoint O’Brien as his fourth national security adviser to replace despised, discredited and down, plain hapless John Bolton has generated endless megabytes of confused debate.
The protestors of Hong Kong now need to take a step back, suck in a deep breath and pause to think long and hard before they charge down a doomed and awful path.
John Bolton was only national security adviser of the US for less than 18 months but it felt as if he had been there forever. And we are not – alas – done with him yet.