Northern Ireland

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  

Scandalising Judges

'The offence of "scandalising the court" is obsolete. Judges who are traduced should either rise above it or sue for libel'

Unravelling the Rule of Law

‘To dignify the thugs of the "Real" and "Continuity" IRA with the name of dissident is to insult real heroes like Sakharov, Solzhenitsyn, Sharansky, and Bukovsky’

Unfamiliar Troubles

‘The claims made for the Northern Irish peace process are unproven—but they are also unhelpful to the point of uselessness’

The Terrorist Threat to Business

Luke Johnson, entrepreneur and business commentator, discusses terrorism's growing menace with historian Michael Burleigh and Standpoint editor Daniel Johnson

‘The notion that talking to the enemy avoids war—a position otherwise known as appeasement—is a dangerous fallacy’

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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