The West

Brits have lost the habits of respect and reverence

Ukraine has rallied the West and yet again shown our civilisation’s limitless capacity for self-renewal

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

Campaign Diary: Russia is playing a long game and tapping into its Soviet past

A narcissistic generation reacts to the shadow of war

The West has underestimated Africa’s independent economic potential

Weekly pressers from Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs have turned into festivals of hostility towards the countries caught in the Kremlin’s crosshairs — why?

We need to appreciate the inherent messiness that permeates Western societies, rather than seeking to repudiate it

We look in vain for direction or hope from the leaders of tomorrow