Barack Obama announces US military expansion in Middle East in speech he had 'hoped to avoid'
America has made it loud and clear that he should go get the killers who beheaded the two journalists
United States hails new Iraqi cabinet as a milestone in the fight against Islamic State militants
It is no longer possible to pretend that Muslim immigration to Britain has been an unqualified success
Republican party overwhelms Democrats in a sweeping election victory across the United States
William Hague makes it clear that prior approval from Parliament would not be necessary
Cameron and Obama have a lot of persuading to do as the West faces IS and Ukraine crises
Nato leaders will discuss Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State – but what will the summit achieve?
GQ names Tony Blair philanthropist of the year but it's not the first controversial prize to be awarded
Can 'coalition of the willing' come together to deal with Islamic State? Not if Cameron can help it
And why the PM must accept that destroying the Sunni fanatics will necessitate 'boots on the ground'
Cameron isn't the only one: Obama plays golf while IS threatens to execute second journalist
If we want Kurds to act as our 'boots on the ground' against IS, there can be no more broken promises
America's first black president is either reluctant or unable to take on the issue of inequality
Ukraine forces and pro-Russian rebels blame each other for attack outside eastern city of Luhansk
Internet is awash with videos of Justin Bieber and and Bill Gates drenching themselves with ice water
Cameron's foreign policy is an 'omnishambles' while Obama looks increasingly parochial and isolationist
As Clinton pledges support for Israel, Generation Millennial more likely to sympathise with Hamas
Power struggle in Iraqi government threatens to hamper efforts to stem advances by the militants
As US bombers attack Islamic State fighters, the world looks as flammable today as it did in 1914