James Snell

Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan shows a reluctance to do things that are hard and necessary

Fantastical elements of the ‘cyberattack’ on Iran do nothing but delay the inevitable: a bomb is still coming — just not quite yet

Prince Philip’s military service deserves to be remembered in its own right

The story of women in third world countries being abused by charity workers recurs with worrying inevitably

The strength of Jordan’s Hashemite monarchy is a precious thing — and one which only gets its due in rare moments of turmoil

The blocking of the Suez canal shows us how easy it is to disrupt global trade

Recent developments in Yemen’s civil war show that the Iranian-backed Houthis are clearly considered the winning side

How did an undercover sting catch out an epidemiologist promoting conspiracy theories about the Syrian regime?

Syria’s war has licensed this century’s worst growth in violent depravity – and it shows no sign of ending soon

Following the recent imprisonment of an activist for ‘disrespecting the monarchy’, James Snell looks at how Thailand’s current king differs from his predecessor