Defence

Piracy on the high seas, especially near failed and unstable Muslim states, is becoming an international security headache

It sounds like a refreshing antidote to neoconservatism, but little is known about the Conservative Party’s foreign policy approach

Barack Obama’s running mate is vastly experienced in getting foreign policy decisions wrong

Edward Lucas and Mary Dejevsky, both leading commentators on Russia and eastern Europe, discuss the Georgian crisis and its implications for the West

‘Britain and America may soon be governed by eloquent speakers whose attitude to foreign affairs is self-aggrandising posturing’