After the Scottish independence referendum, Britain should learn the lessons of Yugoslavia.
The EU poses as saviour of Ukraine, but in reality it never wanted this eastern state as a member.
Recent protests in Bosnia reveal the problems of the EU’s stage-managed democracy.
The bloody mess created by the occupation of Iraq was built on the West's own weakness and incoherence.
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The ‘responsibility to protect’ doctrine is a symbol of the West’s inability to define its post-Cold War role.
The EU pretends to be a force for altruism in the world, but as its reaction to the Egyptian coup shows, it has a take-it-or-leave-it approach to democracy.
Malala Yousafzai, a brave young Pakistani woman, is being used to give a positive sheen to external intervention.
The international court trying cases from the former Yugoslavia is there to heap blame on just one side.
A new book on criminal law in Britain persuasively argues that the more the state seeks to protect us from each other, the more we believe we have something to fear.