Politics

US election 2016: Cruz and Sanders win in Wisconsin

Victory deals blow to Republican frontrunner Trump as Sanders gains momentum over Clinton in Democratic primary.

Politics

Donald Trump or Ted Cruz: Pick your poison

There is nothing that is funny or even enjoyable about this campaign season.

by Geoffrey Aronson

Donald Trump

Trump rhetoric making US 'less safe', says ex-CIA chief

Michael Hayden says Republican candidate's campaign comments are widening the divide between Islam and the West.

US Election 2016

US election: Jeb Bush throws support behind Ted Cruz

As Republican race tightens, former rivals join forces but it remains to be seen if Donald Trump can be challenged.

War & Conflict

Brussels attacks: How rhetoric radicalises

The radicalising effect of violent Republican rhetoric on prospective ISIL recruits should not be overlooked.

by Khaled A Beydoun

US Election 2016

Cruz wants to patrol Muslim neighbourhoods in US

After Brussels attacks, Republican candidate Ted Cruz proposes police surveillance to stop Muslim radicalisation.

Human Rights

Donald Trump and electing Islamophobia

The word brand Trump is becoming synonymous with the expansion of racism and the incitement of Islamophobic violence.

by Khaled A Beydoun

Politics

A more measured and controlled Trump on show in debate

Latest Republican debate less raucous than previous ones as candidates worry rowdy arguments hurting party's image.

Donald Trump

US elections: Trump and Rubio clash over Islam 'hate'

Trump stands by comments on Islam, saying the US has "a serious problem with hate" from Muslims.

Politics

Hands up: Did the Democrats win the Republican debate?

Donald Trump and rivals pummel each other with insults on Michigan stage, providing endless fodder for the opposition.

Politics

South Carolina and Nevada vote in US primaries

Republican Trump solidly ahead in S Carolina, polls say, as Democrats Clinton and Sanders go neck-and-neck in Nevada.

US Election 2016

Ted Cruz: The most disliked man in Washington DC?

Texas senator opens presidential campaign with a strong showing in Iowa caucus, defeating frontrunner Donald Trump.

Politics

Why do the Iowa caucuses matter?

The Democratic and Republican Iowa Caucuses, the first step in nominating a candidate, will take place on February 1.