A new poem

The realkommerz of global trade makes it difficult to avoid enriching dictatorships and tyrants

“What should one make intellectually of the emotional contemplation of life on the Western Front? What is there to learn?”

A film about the 2003 anti-war protest propagates inaccuracies

In the era of Putin and Islamic State, we shall have to  dust off Clausewitz and confront reality

‘Many modern historians are reluctant even to deploy terms like “good” and “evil”

Moral Combat: A History of World War II by Michael Burleigh

The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One by David Kilcullen; War Since 1990 and War: A Short History by Jeremy Black