Liz Truss’s naive doctrine of “geo-liberalism” will not survive contact with the frictions and compromises of a messy, complex world

Jeremy Black and Graham Stewart talk about the emergence of rival Germanys after the Second World War

Our hopeless foreign policy elite has no idea of what winning in Ukraine looks like — or how to bring it about

Neither territorial concessions nor unrealistic dreams of toppling Putin can secure lasting peace

What lessons does Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have for the study of geopolitics?

An older worldview makes a triumphant return, and splits the American right

Twenty years later, it’s hard to remember how the world reacted with a unity unthinkable today

Rather than fight, the Taliban appear to have phoned everyone in the country

Physical and sexual violence is endemic wherever prostitution occurs

How my first editor taught me to report “without fear or favour”