Middle East

Faking a Killing

The world reacted with horror when it saw a 12-year-old boy shot dead by Israeli soldiers. But the footage, it transpires, told a lie

Beirut: Hariri — An Assassination Too Far

‘Few opinion-shapers in the West feel outraged enough to condemn it, let alone grasp what is at stake in the Hariri tribunal’

‘Shame on you, ladies, for showing so little pride in your own hard-won Western freedoms’

‘A nuclear Iran is not just Israel’s problem. Stopping its programme is a paramount Western interest’

Not a Clash of Civilisations

Worlds at War: The 2,500-Year Struggle between East and West by Anthony Pagden

How To Defeat The Global Jihadists

While America prepares for the next wave of terrorist attacks, Britain is sleepwalking. Yet it is not too late to avert disaster

‘Europeans see Israel as a reminder of the demons of their own past, but it has also been presented as the cause of terrorism’

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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