World

How terror changed Europe’s Christmas markets

December 21, 2018 1:05 pm

Europe’s public buildings and major infrastructure are positively surrounded by bollards and steel barriers

The myth of white exceptionalism

December 21, 2018 8:49 am

We are currently living through a period of change in our moral order

In defense of Maria Butina

December 21, 2018 6:08 am

It seems entirely plausible that her biggest crime was networking

Trump’s sudden Syria pullout reveals his administration’s chaos – and misguided priorities

December 20, 2018 5:36 pm

Whatever trust there was between the White House and the Pentagon has vanished

Donald Trump is a man of peace – his enemies are a war machine

December 20, 2018 7:22 am

War brings our elite together

Ignore the hawks, Trump’s Syria withdrawal is bold and brave

December 20, 2018 5:18 am

It makes a conflict with Iran less likely

Should George Soros be Person of the Year?

December 19, 2018 12:24 pm

It depends on which year

American Catholicism is going back to the future

December 19, 2018 11:20 am

A religious revolution is underway

It’s time to tell the truth on North Korea

December 18, 2018 4:17 am

We are nowhere near a deal to denuclearize North Korea

Who does Leo Varadkar think he is?

December 17, 2018 2:44 pm

He thinks that what is good for his government is more important than what the British people voted for

Are we really going to abandon Brexit because of a chocolate bar shortage?

December 13, 2018 2:48 pm

We know that we have to be lighter on our feet and more agile, if we are to take advantage of all the freedoms we will gain

The Maduro diet

December 13, 2018 1:49 pm

A letter from Venezuela

‘Theresa May has failed Pakistan’s Christians’: An interview with Asia Bibi’s lawyer

December 13, 2018 1:21 pm

Saif ul-Malook on fearing for his life and defending Asia Bibi from blasphemy

Is the Cohen-in-Prague mystery about to be revealed at last?

December 13, 2018 12:30 pm

Trump’s fixer has always denied a meeting took place

The confusion of the Confucians

December 13, 2018 12:05 pm

Kissinger is right about Trump, of course

Theresa May has boxed herself in

December 12, 2018 5:51 pm

She stays because she has promised to go

After a day of high drama in Westminster, nothing has changed

December 12, 2018 5:08 pm

Inside Parliament as Theresa May wins a confidence vote

The confidence vote was not a win in any real sense for Theresa May

December 12, 2018 4:53 pm

Ministers are keen to put to The Spectator that 200 is a respectable figure – even if it is on the low end of respectable

Have the Tory rebels’ methods scuppered their chances of success?

December 12, 2018 10:13 am

The heavy-handed confidence vote operation is deterring Conservative MPs

Ditching Theresa May achieves nothing

December 12, 2018 9:50 am

Changing the pilot right now does not mean a change in direction

What will happen for Theresa May in today’s confidence vote?

December 12, 2018 9:37 am

One long-time backbench ally of the Prime Minister predicts that she’ll win by 200 to 115

Jamal Khashoggi is the right TIME Person of the Year – for all the wrong reasons

December 11, 2018 12:34 pm

Khashoggi represented everything that is repressive and repugnant about journalism in the Arab world. Why is he so honored?

The lies and liars of Brexit

December 11, 2018 10:22 am

The politicians I’ve spent my adult life talking to, writing about and often defending, have failed in their first responsibility: to tell people the truth

May’s delay has made a leadership challenge more likely

December 11, 2018 10:00 am

It has become a received wisdom that the British PM has somehow has stayed the executioner’s axe. Yet the opposite is true

If Brexit is blocked, will it ever be worth voting again?

December 10, 2018 9:59 am

Although we were offered two choices in 2016, only one of those choices was ever ready to be implemented