Helen Szamuely

Buried History

The war efforts of thousands of allied Muslim soldiers in the two World Wars points to our shared heritage

Katyn Denial

Residual guilt about this Soviet atrocity may be preventing Andrzej Wajda's film Katyn from getting the coverage it deserves in Britain

A Cooler Shade of Red

A new museum exhibition of Cold War art leaves the nastiness of the communist system completely unacknowledged

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"