Robert Fox

Defeating IS: why Cameron needs to get back to work

Fri 22 Aug, AT 12:21 Robert Fox

And why the PM must accept that destroying the Sunni fanatics will necessitate 'boots on the ground'

The flag of IS flutters on the 'dome' of a Syrian Christian Church

What is it like to live under Islamic State rule?

Summary Fri 22 Aug, AT 10:38

Militants behead and rape victims, yet stage 'fun days' for residents of their self-declared caliphate

The Mole

Cameron causes outrage by returning to Cornish holiday

Thu 21 Aug, AT 12:59 The Mole

Cameron isn't the only one: Obama plays golf while IS threatens to execute second journalist

Robert Fox

Kurds to the rescue: here's what the West needs to do in return

Wed 20 Aug, AT 14:42 Robert Fox

If we want Kurds to act as our 'boots on the ground' against IS, there can be no more broken promises

Charles Laurence

Ferguson riots: a story of black poverty and white supremacy

Tue 19 Aug, AT 08:33 Charles Laurence

America's first black president is either reluctant or unable to take on the issue of inequality

Bill Gates

Ice bucket challenge: why are celebrities getting soaked?

Briefing Mon 18 Aug, AT 12:39

Internet is awash with videos of Justin Bieber and and Bill Gates drenching themselves with ice water

Robert Fox

Yazidis on Mt Sinjar 'don't need rescuing': how very convenient

Fri 15 Aug, AT 12:35 Robert Fox

Cameron's foreign policy is an 'omnishambles' while Obama looks increasingly parochial and isolationist

 A demonstrator gestures in front of police in Ferguson, Missouri

St Louis police shooting video stokes outrage

First Reaction Thu 21 Aug, AT 15:52

Footage appears to contradict police statement about the shooting of a second black man in Missouri

Charles Laurence

Hillary Clinton risks being left behind by young Americans

Thu 14 Aug, AT 09:41 Charles Laurence

As Clinton pledges support for Israel, Generation Millennial more likely to sympathise with Hamas

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki

Iraq violence rages on. What's happened to its leadership?

Briefing Tue 12 Aug, AT 15:06

Power struggle in Iraqi government threatens to hamper efforts to stem advances by the militants

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