Foreign Affairs

It’s easy to mock, but British influence is real — and a potent tool for good

Patrick Porter talks about the implications of invasion for the West

What are we supposed to fight for in the Pacific? Is it for Australia or for the sake of US pre-eminence?

Even a good retreat would not have rescued a bad war

The public image of the 43rd President of the United States has undergone a surprising revival

In a serious country serious people would resign over Pen’s pets

What happens if the Taliban gets it right?

Drawing on the author’s experiences, the book’s effect is akin to having a long pub chat with a knowledgeable journo

This book is an apt metaphor for the state of freedom of speech in modern Britain

David Smith recalls past conflicts between the Palestinians and the Israelis, and a special friend who kept him alive