Shinzo Abe has led Japan to overcome its war guilt and emerge as a major global power

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

Macron aims to rewrite history, with Britain not far behind

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A vivid picture of Italian domestic life on the eve of the Renaissance

One man’s crusade against the woke decolonisation of our patriotic anthems

A foolish figure of speech was enough to incur the hateful wrath of the politically correct mob

Proposed money-generating changes could be the demise of a national treasure

We need a new Hoskyns-inspired intervention to deal with today’s cultural crisis

Why, sometimes, military coups can be a force for good