Efraim Karsh’s book on the creation of the modern Middle East is timely but overstates his case

A film about the 2003 anti-war protest propagates inaccuracies

‘It is tempting to pretend that the mayhem unleashed by the Arab Spring will somehow not affect us. It will. It already does’

Only US troops as part of an international force can halt ISIS in its tracks as its influence spreads due to the President’s disastrous policies

Was the journalist Judith Miller’s bad intelligence to blame for the 2003 invasion of Iraq?

British Muslims extremists are joining ISIS. The UK must take responsibility — and action — before it’s too late

A website,, is offering cash rewards to anyone who attempts to apprehend the former PM. Interested, Desmond Tutu?

Nearly a decade after the US overthrew Saddam Hussein, Iraq is emerging as an increasingly free and prosperous society

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

The forthcoming defence review must answer our need to be able to face unpredictable threats