Developing World

For Climate Alarmism, The Poor Pay The Price

Lord Stern’s new tract on global warming will help his Green allies to build their latter-day Tower of Babel, but renewables are irrelevant to megacities

Israel And Integration

‘Even in Tel Aviv, they know that the words “no comment” are not in my vocabulary’

Cut Foreign Aid — And Make Poverty History

Britain's insistence on giving money we cannot afford to Africans who do not want it puts sentimentality before common sense

Is China Really a Threat to us?

Dambisa Moyo, author of How the West was Lost, and Niall Ferguson, author of Civilization: The West and the Rest, discuss the Eastern challenge to Western prosperity with the Editor of Standpoint, Daniel Johnson

Xinjiang: Taming China’s Wild West

'The Chinese government is destroying the mud-brick maze of traditional Kashgar to cement control over its rebellious Turkic natives. Uighurs are terrified that by mid-century they will have become the Apache or Cherokee of China's Wild West'

No Brits in Basra

British businesses are nowhere to be seen in Iraq, unlike the companies of those countries that opposed the war

When Humans Are Just Pieces of Cargo

Despite laws, protocols and international conventions, the number of people being trafficked into servitude is growing

Colombia: A Nation Reborn

Alvaro Uribe has brought prosperity to Colombia, and is now up for "re-re-election". But the legacy of political chaos will continue to be felt, says Vanessa Neumann

Beyond the Myth of Mandela

As Jacob Zuma takes over as South Africa’s president, the ‘Beloved Country’ needs to break with idolatry

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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