While many in the American media have castigated Donald Trump’s 4th of July tank parade, they need to treat themselves to a history lesson, as this sort of thing isn’t new.
Donald Trump’s posturing to honour the flag whilst honouring the fallen continues the delusion that America was born on. That war, in all its forms, is good.
As the war in Syria becomes all the more serious, it’s easy to blame Donald Trump. However, we’d be wrong in doing so.
I recently returned home after years abroad, to find my country beset by stereotype. It’s time we question the truth – and our own thoughts – before lasting damage is done.
Donald Trump is something new in politics, right? Well, not as such. For those who ignore the lessons of history are doomed to repeat it.
The US foreign policy stereotype of “Democrats: good, Republicans: bad” is dead; so who’d be the most destabilising? And no, it’s not who you think – Nicholas Harrington
Ingeborg van Teeseling found that one of Malcolm Turnbull’s biggest foreign policy critics is also family, but points out that he also has the PM’s ear.
Rich Jackson’s long reads consider Zoey Tur and gender dysphoria and take us deep inside the US military…PB’s editor’s choice is about a mother’s marijuana dealer past #wackybaccymama