Brendan Simms

Brendan Simms

The former Prime Minister, whose call for Western military intervention in Syria is consistent with his words and actions in office

The Iron Lady’s record with authoritarians is mixed but her profound confidence in the democratic rights of all peoples shines through

Book review of Hitler: A Short Biography by A.N. Wilson

Michael Foot’s inimitable character left its impression on a war-time and desperate Croatia

The German Chancellor’s stance to Iran’s mullahs is refreshingly robust

The British Foreign Secretary has failed to take on Iran’s mullahs

Our ‘national teddy bear’ of an historian has got it wrong more times than he would like mentioned