Brendan Simms

Brendan Simms

The Fourth Reich concerns of the first 15 years or so after the war were essentially rational, but in the 1960s the term became “universalised”, exaggerated, and distorted

The New Waterloo Dispatch was a fitting commemoration of an important day not just for Britain but for all of Europe

Have Syriza’s negotiations failed as spectacularly as many claim?

‘After 2010, the Liberal Democrats got steadily stronger on foreign policy, a field in which their polyglot leader was visibly comfortable’

A new thriller set in late-Stalinist Soviet Union has alarmed Russian authorities

The Greeks do not — indeed cannot — pay their debts and yet they do not want to leave the euro. Something has got to give

An exhibition on Anne Frank details the lessons we should learn from her story, but making the past relevant today is not that simple

An exhibition rightly highlights a much overlooked anniversary but misses some key points about its subject

In Burning the Reichstag, Benjamin Carter Hett uncovers new evidence suggesting it could have been the Nazis all along

Jack Ryan is a modern hero taking on a modern Russia