Phillips O'Brien

Phillips O'Brien is a Professor of Strategic Studies at the University of St Andrews. He is the author of How the War was Won and Second Most Powerful Man in the World. Follow him at @PhillipsPOBrien

Putin is having his Stalin moment, and may regret it

Not the woke, but Carlson-Corbyn conspiracies are remaking politics

There will be no USSR riding to the rescue

Why giving in to Russia is a bigger mistake than Munich

Global Britain loses out on the possible benefits of Brexit: the creation of a cooperative, triangulated, Regional Britain

We credit pluck for what we really owe to imperial and industrial might

Notwithstanding our favourite WWII stories, derring-do doesn’t win wars