US Elections 2016

Why Chomsky and Zizek are wrong on the US elections

Chomsky and Zizek clashed on voting in the US elections, but the views of both are critically flawed.

by Hamid Dabashi

Donald Trump

Trump calls recount a 'scam' as Clinton backs effort

Trump's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton joins Green Party's push for a recount in three pivotal US states.

US Elections 2016

Wisconsin to recount votes in US presidential race

State board accepts request of Green Party's Jill Stein as part of her push for recounts in three battleground states.

US Elections 2016

Jill Stein launches vote recount bid in key US states

Green party candidate says unexpected Trump wins in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania need to be investigated.

Politics

Donald Trump as a monkey wrench

The ugly lava of the American political culture is now spewing out of its inner guts for the whole world to see.

by Hamid Dabashi

Middle East

In Gaza, we aren't mourning Clinton's loss

Bill Clinton, George Bush, Barack Obama, none of them tried to allay Palestine's misery. Hillary wouldn't have either.

by Yasmeen El Khoudary

US Elections 2016

Expatriate Americans in Pakistan on Donald Trump's win

Some Pakistani Americans express fear over Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric; others say the US got the leader it deserves.

US Elections 2016

Hillary Clinton points the finger at FBI

In a conference call with top funders, Clinton blames FBI director for her defeat in US presidential elections.

US Elections 2016

Shock and euphoria as Trump wins White House

Winners and losers pictured as the drama of Republican candidate Donald Trump's election victory unfolded.

US Elections 2016

Hillary Clinton rose to power, stumbled before end goal

She was rated by Americans for 20 years as the most admired woman in the world, yet failed to win the presidency.

US Elections 2016

How did Hillary Clinton lose this election?

An email scandal questioning Hillary's charitable foundation was one of the early signs of the former First Lady's loss.

US & Canada

Mixed reaction to Trump from prominent Muslim Americans

How do Muslim Americans feel about Trumps presidential victory?

US Elections 2016

Hillary Clinton makes concession speech in New York

Hillary Clinton pledges to work with president-elect Donald Trump for the good of the United States in emotional speech.

Politics

Obama on Trump: We are all now rooting for his success

Outgoing president pledges smooth transition to a president-elect who has vowed to undo many of his top initiatives.

Politics

New York Democrats wake up to a Trump presidency

Shock at party intended to celebrate a Clinton victory in Trump's home town - a resolutely Democratic city.