Military

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

“The refusal to accept any domination of the Continent by one power has been the biggest British contribution to European peace and prosperity”

“What should one make intellectually of the emotional contemplation of life on the Western Front? What is there to learn?”

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

In May, Gerry Adams told Prince Charles he wanted justice. But he should be careful what he wishes for—Sinn Féin too has much to hide  

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

Ignore the isolationists. In a dangerous world, America and Europe neglect their duty to defend liberty and prosperity at their peril

The surprisingly humane Iron Duke who defeated Napoleon

Our failure to face up to the Russian ruler could have dire consequences

In the era of Putin and Islamic State, we shall have to  dust off Clausewitz and confront reality