Reporter's Notebook

Trump trumps up the wrong technological threat

US president-elect doubts security of computers for communication, while ignoring job losses caused by automated replacements.


America's flawed democracy

There is nothing in the constitution that grants American voters the right to choose their president.

by C J Polychroniou

US Elections 2016

Wisconsin starts US presidential election recount

Recount requested by Green Party candidate Stein in state where Trump beat Clinton by less than one percentage point.


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.


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


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?