Military

Subverting The Superpowers

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

Liberty And Sovereignty

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

Thoughts in Flanders Fields

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

The Grand Illusion

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

Collusion Cut Both Ways In The Troubles

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  

How To Rescue Iraq From Obama’s Folly

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

Why The World Still Needs The West

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

Underrated: Wellington

The surprisingly humane Iron Duke who defeated Napoleon

Let’s Make Putin’s London Cronies Sweat

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

The Return Of War

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

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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