Mark Almond

Mark Almond is Director of the Crisis Research Institute, Oxford. He has been a Visiting Professor at Bilkent University, Ankara, and the Hagia Sophia controversy concludes his book, "Secular Turkey - A Short History"

The Falklands conflict was no imperialist throwback

Just who are our plucky Ukrainian friends?

The decline of Angela Merkel’s party may return Germany to a Weimar-style splintered parliament

A requiem for the radical anthropologist

How effective have high-risk media events been for French foreign policy?

An obsession with the dangers of proliferation overlooks its positive effects

Russia looks set to enjoy the fragility of its great adversary, the Atlantic Alliance

Turkey has gone from darling of the EU, to Germany’s worst nightmare