6 April 2017

Why it’s always ‘Russia wot dunnit’

Blaming Russia is a ‘get out of jail free’ card for struggling political elites.

1 December 2016

East Aleppo: a catastrophe of the West’s making

How Western meddling pushed Syria over the edge.

17 November 2016

The EU’s meltdown over Trump

European leaders fear a similar revolt of ‘deplorables’ over here.

18 October 2016

Does Boris want a war with Russia?

Shooting down Russian war planes in Syria is a mad idea.

14 October 2016

The anti-politics of protest

Ivan Krastev’s Democracy Disrupted lays bare the limits of the global protest movement.

11 August 2016

We left the EU – shouldn’t we leave NATO too?

NATO also limits our ability to ‘take control’ over policy.

29 March 2016

Obama goes to Havana

Relations between Cuba and the US are improving. This is a positive step.

7 March 2016

No, Russia isn’t weaponising refugees

The EU's problems have nothing to do with Putin.

2 March 2016

Philip Hammond: clueless in Syria

The UK foreign secretary doesn't know the first thing about the conflict.

8 February 2016

A new Cold War?

Tensions may be rising, but Russia is not to blame.