Conrad Black

The Great Trump War: Round Two

‘Despite unprecedented harassments, President Trump has had the most successful first term in US history except for Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Richard Nixon’

FDR, the President whom nobody knew

Robert Dallek's biography adds very little that is new to our knowledge of an almost totally inscrutable President

A Confederacy of Political Dunces

Double Down is a reminder of 2012’s uninspiring list of candidates for the presidency of the United States

Master and Commander

Churchill and Sea Power by Christopher M Bell exonerates the wartime Prime Minister of his alleged military mistakes

Max Hastings, the Repentant Europhile

The military historian and former editor has belatedly renounced his European faith. Can we expect further recantations?

The Strange Death of Liberal Canada

The darling of progressive intellectuals, Michael Ignatieff has just led his party to a shattering and possibly terminal election defeat

History’s Greatest Ponzi Scheme

Politicians sat on their hands as the mighty American economy was sent to its doom. What is to be done to prevent a repeat?

Henry the First

Kissinger's Year: 1973 by Alistair Horne

US and Them

The Eagle and the Crown: Americans and the British Monarchy by Frank Prochaska

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"