A Life Changing War

‘A few Muslim extremists have transformed the experience of travelling’

Tea Party Politics

‘Why do grown men in the Tea Party dress up as George Washington?’

Strategic Sanctions

‘Sanctions on Iran should be designed and enhanced to bring about regime change’

A Tale of Two Presidents

'In the Old World, a leader is criticised — and quits — for being too emotional. In the New World, a leader is criticised for not being emotional enough'

Saul Alinsky

Does David Cameron know that one of the inspirations for his "Big Society" was a Marxist who wanted to overthrow Western society?

Can the Atlantic Coalition Hold?

William Kristol, founder-editor of the leading American conservative magazine, the Weekly Standard, and Tim Montgomerie, founder-editor of the ConservativeHome website, discuss the similar problems facing the US and Britain with Standpoint Editor Daniel Johnson

Obama’s Fantasies

Barack Obama's utopian daydreams lack moral courage, and are a gift to his enemies

Trial and Terror

The use of federal courts for terrorist trials highlights the hypocrisy of Obama's counterterrorism policies

UN Non-Resolutions

'Because of all the procrastination, crippling or biting sanctions will not be imposed on Iran'

Is the Obama Presidency Failing?

The administration is in deep trouble on healthcare and national security

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"