James Elliott

Going West

Cold War geopolitical terminology is obsolete. We need new terms to reflect a changed world

Decline and Fall Guys

As Georgia licks its wounds, a morally dubious industry has sprung up to churn out books celebrating the end of American global hegemony

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"