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Politics this week

Politics this week

Donald Trump sought his fourth national security adviser in less than three years after firing John Bolton, who had been in the job for 17 months. Mr Bolton says he resigned before Mr Trump sacked him. The pair had not seen eye to eye: Mr Bolton was far more hawkish on Iran, North Korea and Russia. …

The vice of vaping | Don’t panic about e-cigarettes

The vice of vaping | Don’t panic about e-cigarettes

Banning them all will cause far more harm than good “IT’S TIME to stop vaping,” says Lee Norman, a health official in Kansas. Six people are dead in America, apparently from smoking e-cigarettes. More than 450 have contracted a serious lung disease. So Mr Norman’s advice sounds reasonable. The Centres for Disease Control and the …

Third strike | What to expect after John Bolton’s exit

Third strike | What to expect after John Bolton’s exit

John Bolton’s successor as national security adviser is unlikely to change America’s foreign policy FOR THREE years President Donald Trump’s foreign policy has seesawed between threats to bomb enemies and moon-shot diplomacy. The president has flirted with nuclear war with North Korea, only to become the first sitting president to step onto its soil. He has …

Lexington | A full-court press

Lexington | A full-court press

The prospect of another Trump election causes an unwarranted panic among political journalists NOTWITHSTANDING THE help he got from fake news reports, Donald Trump probably owes his presidency more to the traditional kind. Only a small minority of voters absorbed made-up accounts of Hillary Clinton’s endorsement by Islamic State, lesbianism and links to a child-sex ring. …