William Roberts

William Roberts

US Midterms 2018

Reality constrains Trump after US Democrats win House

What do the US midterms mean for the next two years of Donald Trump's presidency?

Reality constrains Trump after US Democrats win House

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi case: US intel points to Saudi Arabia, says Graham

Senator Lindsey Graham says he'll seek sanctions against Saudi officials if they're involved in writer's disappearance.

Khashoggi case: US intel points to Saudi Arabia, says Graham

Jamal Khashoggi

Is the Khashoggi disappearance a turning point for US-Saudi ties?

Analysts say Saudi journalist's suspected assassination likely to mark a turning point in US-Saudi relations.

Is the Khashoggi disappearance a turning point for US-Saudi ties?

US Midterms 2018

How will the Kavanaugh controversy affect US midterms?

The Supreme Court confirmation appears to have energised voters, angering many, but also boosting Republican support.

How will the Kavanaugh controversy affect US midterms?

US & Canada

Kavanaugh controversy: How we got here and what happens next

A look at one of the most divisive battles of US President Donald Trump's presidency.

Kavanaugh controversy: How we got here and what happens next

US Midterms 2018

Trump weighs on House Republicans as midterm campaign starts

Republicans face credible challenges in 62 congressional districts in November while Democrats face competition in four.

Trump weighs on House Republicans as midterm campaign starts

United States

Trump, Putin meet in shadow of US election hack charges

Helsinki summit comes days after 12 Russians are charged for hacking Democrat emails to tilt US vote in Trump's favour.

Trump, Putin meet in shadow of US election hack charges

United States

Trump-Kim summit generates momentum, hard diplomacy lies ahead

Reaching real peace will take years, US analysts say, as this goes well beyond just reducing military postures.

Trump-Kim summit generates momentum, hard diplomacy lies ahead

Donald Trump

Analysis: Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal isolates US

US president's decision to pull out of 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement raises uncertainties in post-JCPOA world.

Analysis: Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal isolates US

US State Department

After Tillerson, is Gulf crisis heading for a long 'cold peace'?

US President Trump had been at odds with Tillerson, seen as a 'voice of moderation' on key foreign policy issues.

After Tillerson, is Gulf crisis heading for a long 'cold peace'?

Donald Trump

Trump delivers politically divisive, nationalist speech

As US president delivers first State of the Union address, analysts say his achievements have so far been limited.

Trump delivers politically divisive, nationalist speech

Jerusalem

Trump's Jerusalem move: 'A blunder with consequences'

Analysts say Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital is a mistake with international consequences.

Trump's Jerusalem move: 'A blunder with consequences'