First World War
The poppy is still a political symbol – we have a right to reject it.
Many of the tensions of the Great War remain scarily unresolved.
Yes, there are similarities between July 2014 and July 1914 – but differences, too.
It is historical idiocy to write off this war as 'incomprehensible slaughter'.
Frank Furedi on how right and left have politicised the Great War’s centenary.
Must-reads from the past week
He may have replaced the gore of war with the goo of War Horse, but somehow Spielberg pulls it off.