Britain cannot act as if war will never come

There is no excuse for indifference when we pay such close attention to other wars

Laughter — even laughter about morbid things — is part of what makes us human

People rationalising Russian military intervention are betraying their ignorance of Russian history

Amid war and discontent, military rule in Myanmar is faltering

Ukraine must not capitulate and demilitarise, but de-facto partition is now an inevitability

It needs, and deserves, Western patience and solidarity

Four new exhibitions offer vivid insights into different experiences of war

War may not be imminent but Britain must still be secure

There are expectations going back to 1948 that musicians turn up to provide relief