The former lean towards the idea that American interests are best served by defending freedom and democracy around the world; the latter that US interests are best served by using our resources to improve life for ordinary Americans at home.
As Europe turns to the right and a Trump return looms over the White House, Britain bucks the trend by appearing to be heading for a Labour government.
America is heading for one of the nastiest and most divisive elections in its modern history. It could very easily overshadow our own.
No other Republican candidate currently looks likely to defeat the President – but his support is transactional, rather than rooted in any deep enthusiasm for his record.
Lewis Goodall is wrong. Here in Britain, it isn’t the right that runs the risk of leading us down to polarisation. It is the left.
But every speaker at this ConHome/AECON fringe conveyed the conviction that Ukraine will emerge stronger from the war.
The next generation could end up being a lot more conservative than we all think. Amongst male Gen Z’ers, Biden leads by only four points, compared to a huge 33 points amongst younger women.
Both her friends and foes miss a main point of her premiership – that if governments don’t reduce spending when they cut tax, they risk spooking the markets. And crashing.
The run up to a presidential election is brutal, polarised, and often dark. But it is also energising, passionate, and the greatest political show on earth.
The objective seems to be to help it survive and to stay in the fight (with perhaps 70,000 dead already), but not for it to win back its lost territories in a timely manner.
Political instability in America related to the legal cases against Donald Trump is the kind of phenomenon that a nation unfamiliar with democracy can misconstrue as weakness.
Racist opposition to immigration, notably in the former East Germany, does not mean reputable opposition is impossible.
Our deputy editor talks to Sky News about what the growing list of indictments against the former president is revealing about the state of the States.
What starts with a digital Donald Trump could end with elections being fought at a speed and level we have hitherto been unable to face – with the health of our democracy the obvious victim.
It may not be possible for the West to find one, but it’s in our interest to try – no less than to support war-torn, Putin-invaded Ukraine.