John O'Sullivan

Russia's President Vladimir Putin And Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban News Conference

Why Viktor Orban could be David Cameron’s new best friend

Hungary’s Viktor Orban could be the PM’s most influential ally in EU renegotiations. So what does he want – and what can he get?


Russia Today is Putin's weapon of mass deception. Will it work in Britain?

Russia Today’s mission to subvert the West from your living room

National Guard Called In As Unrest Continues In Ferguson

Looking beyond black and white in Ferguson

The Ferguson riots are more than a simple case of racial division

John O'Sullivan's diary: A grand reunion for the revolutionary class of '89

I’m an old conference hand going back to the Tories’ annual get-together of 1958. My headmaster, an Irish Christian Brother…


If you think you understand what Putin’s doing in Ukraine, you’re not paying enough attention

Fake menace and real concessions, fake concessions and real menace… what’s behind the curtain of Putin’s grandiose foreign policy?


Europe's 'new world order' is letting Vladimir Putin run riot

Putin has now broken the post-Cold War consensus for good. But Russia may not enjoy the results


The real deal

Tony Abbott has emerged as a role model for right-thinking conservatives across the globe


Why zig-zagging Obama can't be taken seriously on Syria

The West does have a dog in the Syria fight. But it’s on the losing side of the losing side

Minogue copy

A tribute to Ken Minogue

Remembering an antipodean founder of Thatcherism


Benedict’s reformation

The Pope’s resignation clears the way for a mission-driven new Catholicism

US Election 2012

Obama’s new majority

America’s voters are heading left, whoever the candidate might be

Boarding the sinking ship

How Obama drove central and eastern Europe towards the eurozone – at the worst possible time

Washington Diary

Washington, DCJohn Gross, the great literary critic and high gossip, who died just a year ago, once lamented to me…


John O'Sullivan opens his diary


Republicans must heed the voters to beat Hillary

The battle for the Republican nomination

How Dear Bill became editor

In 1974 the Daily Telegraph was teetering on the edge of unaccustomed conflict. Maurice Green’s long and successful reign as editor was ending at the very moment when the paper’s editorship was rising in significance.