Issue: June 2015

The EU’s Waterloo?

The anniversaries this month of Waterloo and the signing of Magna Carta should remind us of the benediction of our birth

Left Foot Forward

A plethora of new Left-leaning French magazines show that in France the intellectuals remain socialist

NGOs NBG

Tuvia Tenenbom's Catch The Jew! exposes NGOs' distortion of the truth in Israel

Lechery à la Grecque

Henry Miller's The Colossus of Maroussi is reprehensible but shows his love of Greece

Raw Deal

What's wrong with wanting your steak well-done?

The Lib Dems Are No Loss

‘I have always kept a special portion of my spleen dedicated to loathing the Liberal Democrats’

Israel And Integration

‘Even in Tel Aviv, they know that the words “no comment” are not in my vocabulary’

Hot Air And Bribes

‘A dreary and tacky lot of politicians tried to bribe floating voters with the fantasy of “government money”’

End Syria’s War

‘Four years of Western inaction in Syria have contributed to the crisis in the Mediterranean. So has our ill-conceived intervention in Libya’

Clegg’s Surprising Strength

‘After 2010, the Liberal Democrats got steadily stronger on foreign policy, a field in which their polyglot leader was visibly comfortable’

An autumn note

“For many, the end of this uneasy year cannot come quickly enough”

An ordinary killing

Ian Cobain’s book uses the killing of Millar McAllister to paint a meticulous portrait of the Troubles

Greater—not wiser

John Mullan elucidates the genius of Charles Dickens
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