Defence

“The nuclear agreement is the best deal that Iran could have hoped for”

Henry Kissinger was often compared to Machiavelli but Niall Ferguson shows he was, at heart, an idealist

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

Ignore the isolationists. In a dangerous world, America and Europe neglect their duty to defend liberty and prosperity at their peril

Obama’s foreign policy has been defined by a failure to hold his ground against determined foes. The deal with Iran is his latest capitulation

Tony Atkinson’s book on inequality has strong moral convictions but fails to address the top end of the scale

Does the ruthless new leader of the Scottish Nationalist Party deserve to be calling the shots in Westminster too?

Britain’s former chief of staff says politicians have undermined military strategy by meddling, leading Putin and Islamic State to despise the West

I’m gay, from Liverpool and working class but Margaret Thatcher is my hero

‘The most concerning aspect of cyberwarfare is Russia and China’s enthusiasm for a UN international code of conduct that could be used to shut down Facebook and Twitter’