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'Renzie', Italy's New Premier, Grabs the Reins - Can a Young Man Run a Country Dominated By the Old?

Marco Morosini | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Politics
Marco Morosini

With a new and disruptive coalescence of young voters on the rise, who fully oppose the iron grip of the elderly, the fragile and illusive reins of power may well slip from Renzi's grasp...

Mehdi Hasan

The World Is Laughing At The United States Over The Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Politics

WASHINGTON -- "When we get this moment of political silliness behind us," US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters at at an Asia-Pacific leade...

All Eyes on the US, as Key Economic Battles Loom

Jeremy Cook | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Politics
Jeremy Cook

Last week was dominated by news from the US Federal Reserve and their surprise decision to hold fire on a reduction on the stimulus that is currently being injected into the US economy. This unexpected decision on 'tapering' sent most of the economics world scrabbling to reassess their projections of just when the economy will be strong enough for the Fed to change its course.

How Can America Put Red Lines on Syria but No Red Lines on Gun Deaths at Home?

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK
Gareth Edmundson

Another mass shooting, more panic on the streets of America. The images we witnessed are all too familiar. There were heroic first responders, crouching and crawling with their rifles. We saw unfurling police tape and flashing blue lights and terror stricken civilians fleeing the since. And now in the aftermath, the discussions into the gunman's motives are being exhaustively debated.

Nonchalance the Painful Norm

Adam Isaacs | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Adam Isaacs

Fear is a key weapon used by NRA and alike gun lobby's. They love the old, 'you vote against us you'll lose your seat' ploy. Unlike the electorate, they don't forget which way you voted and seat targeting commences.

Argentina Envoy Alicia Castro Denies 'Dumb' PM Insult

Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Argentina's ambassador to the UK has denied insulting David Cameron in a fresh spat between the countries over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands...

This Woman Wants A More Powerful Job

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Politics

Former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said she is considering a bid for the US Senate. That's right. Sarah. Palin. The Tea ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'A Pretty Shameful Day For Washington'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Thursday 18 April 2013... 1) "A PRETTY SHAMEFUL DAY FOR WASHINGTON" What the hell is wrong with the members o...

The Sequester Asteroid Plunges Toward Washington as Congress Gets Out of Town

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

The sequester was a legislative tool designed to scare the Congress into doing its job. It clearly seems to have failed to produce this result. If it goes into effect, the sequester means across the board cuts in every agency of federal government with no ability to control what is cut and what is not.

SOTU: Obama's Main Event

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Will it have thrills and spills of a NASCAR race? Or will it have the numbing predictability akin to watching partisan paint drying?

Assange Should Face Sex Accusers if Serious About Political Career

William J. Furney | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Politics
William J. Furney

No one of sentient mind could argue against Khan's assertion that the Swedish women have a right to have their day in court, no matter how spurious or politically motivated some might see their complaints. Assange should indeed face his accusers in their land.

Has the GOP Become the Grand 'Old' Party?

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

The battle over the Hagel nomination is really a 'proxy war' for control of the Republican Party.

About Super Coins, Cliffs, and Ceilings

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

The next fiscal crisis is set for February or March. Paul Krugman is pleading for minting a $1 trillion platinum coin to avert gloom and doom. Ideas like these help put a smile on your face in difficult times, but how will the fiscal saga really evolve?

The Obama Legacy

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Can Barack Obama, like Abraham Lincoln rise above the rancor and lead America into prosperity and peace and find a common ground before he leaves office, still a very young man?

Can Obama Save the US Economy?

Amarjot Sidhu | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Politics
Amarjot Sidhu

A teetering world economy. An economic crises for which solutions remain unknown. The leader of the free market world potentially having a gridlocked political system. I think there's only one thing that can be said here: good luck Mr. Obama.

Obama - Let's Make a Deal

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

It seems like the election may have had a real affect on the general attitude here in Washington.

Good Morning Mr Obama, Do You Understand Iran?

Peter Martindale | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

As The Obama administration continues to favour the Iranian regime of the ayatollahs, over the Iranian people, one has to question how in command of the reality of the situation, the President of the USA is. .

US Senators Pass Bill To Raise Debt Ceiling, Hours Before Deadline

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK

US Senators have passed a bill that will raise the debt ceiling and stop the country defaulting on its loans, but cut government spending by $2.1 tril...