24 September 2018

Bono can’t give the EU a soul

U2 have tried, and failed, to give our technocratic age meaning.

18 September 2018

Russian athletes: beyond redemption?

Why Russian athletes will always be tarnished in the eyes of the West.

10 September 2018

Sisi: the West’s favourite dictator

Egypt is further away than ever from the aspirations of the Arab Spring.

4 September 2018

Roxanne Pallett: the making of a victim

Celebrity Big Brother has provided a rare insight into the nature of victimhood.

4 September 2018

The West has no moral authority in Syria

Our leaders’ criticisms of Assad and Putin smack of hypocrisy.

27 August 2018

Now they’re blaming populism for measles

Rejecting the politics of expertise is different to rejecting experts.

20 August 2018

It’s now the US v Turkey

Tensions between the two NATO allies run deeper than the dispute over a pastor.

13 August 2018

The destruction of Yemen

The West is complicit in the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe.

7 August 2018

Zimbabwe: a victory for Mugabeism

Zanu-PF’s election victory shows how little has changed.

16 July 2018

Why Trump doesn’t hate Russia

The president’s refusal to embrace Russophobia is no bad thing.