Defence

Samantha Power

Obama's Dublin-born foreign policy adviser doesn't like Israel and may wreck Hillary Clinton's work

A Fire in a Crowded Theatre

‘More of a fire fighter than a fire starter, Geert Wilders has been caught in the nightmare of a British establishment that can't tell the difference’

Truth, Freedom and Fear

‘The decision to ban Wilders was the desperate diktat of ministers who have lost sight of the distinction between arbitrary government and the rule of law’

Compromising Situation

‘The iron logic of Israel's political arithmetic, coupled with the challenges ahead, points to a coalition between Likud and Kadima’

His Master’s Angry Voice

A disciple of Ayatollah Khomeini's apocalyptic ideology, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is about to turn Iran into a nuclear rogue state

Blown Up in Bin Laden Country

Is Pakistani intelligence allowing the country's tribal areas to become a Taliban stronghold? What can the West do about it?

Remember What Hamas Stand For

‘While history can tell us a great deal about the evil ideology can wreak, sadly the power of ideology is far from being history’

Amoral Equivalence

Beyond Terror and Martyrdom by Gilles Kepel
The Case Against Israel’s Enemies by Alan Dershowitz

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"
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