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Why the US mid-terms matter to the world

International issues feature prominently in the campaigning, with Democrats and Republicans divided over foreign and security policies.

The mid-terms are being perceived very much as a referendum on Donald Trump's first two years of office, and the results may therefore give an early signal as to whether the president will be re-elected in 2020.

CAMPAIGNING for the US mid-terms has reached fever pitch as Election Day closes in. Early voting returns indicate that both Democratic and Republican voting bases are unusually engaged, with multiple states having more than double the number of early votes casts compared to this point in the...

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