Peter Caddick–Adams

Dr Peter Caddick–Adams is a professional defence analyst and military historian, he lectures at the UK Defence Academy on war and security issues, working in 58 countries. He has worked for the British army, and was the official NATO Historian in Bosnia, and the UK Historian during the Iraq War. His next book, 1945: Victory in the West is out in May. Follow him at @militaryhistori

Here is to the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

If the violence is to end, a political solution must come from within

The long cultural shadow of World War Two

Hamas knew its unprecedented attack would provoke ferocious retaliation and hopes the violence spreads

Western pessimists are not as realistic as they think

Dark histories offer insight into our dark present

Friendship between the Kremlin and North Korea is no joke

A fine new landmark in the welcome renaissance of a timeless genre

Patriotism can’t, and shouldn’t be, compelled