United Nations

‘The United States and other powers appear resigned to conceding, in the final stage of a future agreement with Iran, that Tehran has a right to enrich uranium’

The UN general general assembly displays the limits of multilateralism as the debate on the Palestinians’ observer status showed

Reading Mark Mazower is like being lectured by the best left-wing lecturer you’ll ever have: he is brilliant but tiresome

‘Surely tax avoidance is perfectly legal? Not when you are a multinational corporation operating in the third world, it seems’

‘Crumbling stones are nothing compared to the mangled bodies of Assad’s victims. They are a good illustration, though, of the price of our impotence’