1 August 2017

North Korea: how did it come to this?

US-North Korea relations have never been more volatile and uncertain.

28 July 2017

EH Carr’s sense of history

What is History? still provides a powerful retort to cultural pessimism.

18 July 2017

Mosul: Western hypocrisy laid bare

The horrors in Mosul brutally expose double standards over Aleppo.

17 July 2017

The undying legacy of George Romero

Few gave the idea of the zombie as much life as he did.

11 July 2017

The EU: pitting migrants against citizens

The migrant crisis reveals the inhumane reality of the EU.

4 July 2017

The fall of ISIS won’t fix the Middle East

ISIS is a horrific symptom, not the cause, of the region’s decay.

27 June 2017

The Palestinian Expo is none of the state’s business

Sajid Javid’s threats against this London festival are deeply worrying.

22 June 2017

Afghanistan: war without end

Now Trump is ramping up the mayhem in Afghanistan.

14 June 2017

How Trump is tearing apart the Middle East

He's now pushing America's own allies towards war.