Donald J. Trump

President Nixon and Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai toast during Nixon's 1972 visit to China.

President Trump’s recent foreign adventures are unlikely to match Nixon’s actions of July and August 1971 in historic significance.

By White House photographer. - Ronald Reagan Presidential Library., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=48622633

The 45th US President is caught in a constant rerun of the debates of the 1980s, argues Charlie Laderman.

A hat with the words "Make America Great Again".

When Joe Biden said ‘God save the Queen’, was he heralding the end of the republic?

The story of Italian game show host Mike Bongiorno suggests an alternative explanation for Trump's triumph. 

Donald Trump at an Arizona rally in March 2016

The world’s demagogues offer simple solutions and a strong hand. Trump’s victory has been the latest reminder of this.

Aaron Burr

Many have drawn parallels between Donald Trump and Aaron Burr, who Alexander Hamilton described as ‘one of the most unprincipled men in the United States’. But a more useful, if surprising, comparison might be drawn with Thomas Jefferson.