Global Governance

Of Foreign Crimes

‘Will Mubarak stand trial for crimes committed as president of Egypt? We only need to look at neighbouring Israel for a precedent’

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

Last Post for a Global Power

Britain’s Strategic Defence and Security Review is cutting vital parts of the armed forces. It must be changed before events change it for us

Strategic Sanctions

‘Sanctions on Iran should be designed and enhanced to bring about regime change’

ONLINE Only: Refugees ad infinitum

The unique reality for many Palestinians living in Lebanon is that their refugee status has become hereditary

History’s Greatest Ponzi Scheme

Politicians sat on their hands as the mighty American economy was sent to its doom. What is to be done to prevent a repeat?

Oslo: Signing OFF on Human Rights

The alternative human rights conference highlights causes that are too often ignored or forgotten by organisations like Amnesty International

UN Non-Resolutions

'Because of all the procrastination, crippling or biting sanctions will not be imposed on Iran'

A New World Order?

‘It is fascinating to see the outlines of an emerging world order for the 21st century’

The Time to Act on WMD Terror is Now

Barack Obama has squandered his first year in office in the face of al-Qaeda’s growing threat

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"