James Barr

James Barr is a historian and author. Follow him at @James_Barr

From the Mongols’ conquest of Persia to their defeat by the Mamluks

Walter Russell Mead offers a counterblast to claims of a pro-Israel lobby influencing US politics

After a humiliating defeat in the war over Israel, the Egyptians wanted revenge

‘Disorder’ argues convincingly that world history now hinges on the price of oil