Bruce Anderson

Bruce Anderson is a columnist and former political editor of The Spectator

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If John Kerry becomes president of the US, Islamic fanatics the world over will celebrate

It might seem to the Iranians that they were dealing with a weak and indecisive president whom they could overawe

Three reasons why Boris Johnson was wrong

He identified the wrong target, misrepresented Liverpool's history and was unjust to Mr Bigley

Is it time for some negative campaigning?

Everything this government touches ends up in waste, fiasco and 'folie de grandeur'

The Tories can still win the general election, but only if they remember to keep it simple

Michael Howard is a realist, not a rhetorician; a doer, not a philosopher. He should proceed on the basis of practical policies

Something has changed at the top of the Government: Mr Blair now believes in himself

Mr Bush believes that he has been tested by great events, and that he has passed the test. So does Tony Blair

Bush hits his stride and Kerry falters

The Republicans are enjoying a good bounce, and there are a number of reasons for believing it may last

The more violent the protests in New York, the happier the Republicans will be

Democrats know Kerry needs the votes of those who hate Bush, but they are also aware too much hatred can put off voters

Grieving families must not have the last word - our soldiers choose their calling

British recruits are under no illusion as to the likelihood of finding themselves in harm's way

Blunkett and Howard are right to focus on the collapse of order and rising crime

Rapists win the lottery while homicidal drug-dealers run amok in a major city; public anger grows

Why we should worry that the young are simply no longer interested in politics

They may well conclude that, as they never gave their consent, the government has no right to act on their behalf
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