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john bolton lust

Will nothing sate John Bolton’s lust for war?

January 14, 2019 4:49 pm

His thirst for martial acts suggests that he wants to wage a war against Iran, one that would result in regime change

j.k. rowling

What is it about J.K. Rowling that brings out the worst in the far-left?

January 14, 2019 10:46 am

The author is Labour values in action and her cheques are part of the reason Labour is still in action today

yellow vests gilets jaunes

The yellow vests are at the vanguard of a politically incorrect uprising

January 14, 2019 10:38 am

For many in France the media and political class are indistinguishable

alger hiss

Donald Trump, the Kremlin and the ghost of Alger Hiss

January 14, 2019 10:16 am

The anti-Trump ‘Resistance’ ought to prepare itself for disappointment, since the unclassified version of the Mueller report will be lacking in detail

huawei

Maybe it’s time to accept that Huawei is a Chinese intelligence front

January 11, 2019 10:51 am

The telecoms giant is caught up in another spying scandal

brexit

Project Fact: how scared should we really be of a no-deal Brexit?

January 10, 2019 3:10 pm

Shortages, delays, logjams and price rises – the no-deal Brexit scenario looks scary until you examine it point by point

china russia

Who poses a greater threat to the West: China or Russia?

January 10, 2019 2:43 pm

By the time the West finds itself in open conflict with Beijing, we will have lost our relative advantage

theresa philip may

If anyone knows Theresa May’s secret plan, it’s Philip

January 10, 2019 2:31 pm

We all rely on our partners, especially in a time of crisis

Michel Houellebecq

The strange love-in between Michel Houellebecq and Emmanuel Macron

January 10, 2019 2:05 pm

Serotonin is set to follow the example of Submission and Atomised in record sales. What makes its author such a star?

brexit theresa may

No one comes off well in the Brexit fiasco

January 9, 2019 1:11 pm

The demand from the House of Commons was mordantly amusing

euro

The euro is the most dysfunctional currency ever created

January 4, 2019 10:15 am

It’s a worse version of the gold standard of the 1930s

high-vis

Europe is a continent in crisis – where lo-vis people now wear high-vis jackets

January 3, 2019 7:34 am

Outside their prosperous cities, the hinterlands of France, Germany, Italy and beyond are hitting back

iolaire

The Iolaire was packed with island men who could have sailed her home with ease

January 3, 2019 7:26 am

Remembering one of the Great War’s most terrible tragedies

france

Why flee France?

January 3, 2019 7:16 am

Among starry-eyed migrants, Britain’s reputation for soft-touch social policy could be exaggerated

populist surge

A populist surge in the May 2019 elections could change the face of the EU forever

January 3, 2019 7:08 am

Not so long ago, populists were banging on the door of Europe. Now they’re inside and calling the shots

new years predictions

The beginning is nigh

January 2, 2019 10:55 am

20 predictions for 2019

north korea kim jong-un

Could Trump’s trade war with China cost him in North Korea?

January 1, 2019 11:21 am

For the last few years, Kim has been very clear about setting his agenda for the coming year in the most public of ways

prague

The Prague delusion

December 28, 2018 8:30 pm

The Central European city is the last stop for the resistance fantasy

iraq

Why has Trump followed his impulses to Iraq?

December 26, 2018 6:37 pm

The unannounced visit serves as a welcome distraction

carve

Trump’s Mideast carve-up

December 26, 2018 3:48 pm

Christmas came early for Turkey

israel palestine christmas

Boycott Christmas!

December 25, 2018 8:53 am

Don’t be fooled by the Zionist narrative!

christmas markets europe

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

exceptionalism

The myth of white exceptionalism

December 21, 2018 8:49 am

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

maria butina

In defense of Maria Butina

December 21, 2018 6:08 am

It seems entirely plausible that her biggest crime was networking

donald trump syria pullout

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