The Time to Act on WMD Terror is Now

Barack Obama has squandered his first year in office in the face of al-Qaeda’s growing threat

Stand By Them

Iran's Green Movement has extended its hand, fist unclenched, to America. Why will Obama not take it?

Moscow’s Middle Ground

‘Turning Russia around to support sanctions against Iran would be a great achievement. But will it happen?’

Our Friends in Iran

‘Europe should seize the opportunity to show the oppressed Iranians that it is on their side’

ONLINE ONLY: Black Russian

‘Russians think about blacks, Jews and women in the way Europeans did a generation ago’

Grand Old Mess

The future looks bleak for the Republican Party, unless they can find someone with conviction to fill the leadership void

The Post-American Presidency

The euphoria is over. It is time for a serious critique of Barack Obama’s foreign policy

A Perfect Storm

‘The most liberal US President since JFK and a right-wing Israeli Prime Minister appear to be on a collision course

Dreams for their Children

The rise of Kenya's middle class offers the country, and the whole continent, hope for the future

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"