There is a lesson here for those who prefer to sharpen their knives on the whetstone of grievance

Andrew Roberts says that in these diaries, Channon takes snobbery to a truly pathological level

Christopher Silvester reveals how this biography of Robert Maxwell is a skilfully constructed page-turner

From its very inception as a nation state, Greece learned that it needed allies with shared interests and values to successfully fight the Turks

Professor Jeremy Black discusses with Graham Stewart how US and British defence and security reviews depart from, or continue, a coherent western strategic worldview

David Scullion speaks to Nick Buckley about his ambitions for Manchester

Is it right that Britain should be forced to extradite the political agitators of other EU states?

David Smith recalls his association with Renato Curcio, the former leader of Italy’s ultra-left terrorist group the Red Brigades

Professor Jeremy Black discusses with Graham Stewart the craft and value of the political diarist

The magazine that declares its main aim is to review books does anything but