European integration was designed to contain Berlin’s power – instead, it has increased it.
The Pacific war did not end neatly in 1945.
Michael Chessum looks back at the Greek climbdown.
Too often, David Cameron has failed to engage with all aspects of Britain’s Muslim community so: he has visited a mosque only once in five years.
The left has a strange relationship with its workers. Love, not money, counts.
Will poking around in the embers of Irish history rekindle old flames?
Greece is caught in a vicious debt cycle that leads to a perpetual need for stimulus.
Liz Kendall may well be Labour's Ken Clarke, and Jeremy Corbyn could yet be the party's IDS.
It's good news that a deal has been reached between Greece and its creditors. But the details of this deal are not good.
It has been hard, over the years, to explain to western readers and viewers the deep contradictions of Iran.
When I talked to Iranian policymakers last year, they told me US hegemony in the Middle East and global affairs is giving way to a multipolar order - and with it come new enemies.
For all of its limitations and the uncertainty that still abounds, the deal could come to be seen as a historic leap towards stability in Iran.
An accord has been reached with Iran and the P6.
In a curious way, the memory of the war has continued to shape German behaviour through this crisis just as much as it has the Greek.
After 16 hours of negotiations, a deal has been reached between Greece and its creditors.
Abjectly losing the negotiations in Brussels, and being kicked out of the Eurozone, might just be the best outcome that Syriza can hope for, says Michael Chessum in Athens.
The "extracurriculur" activities of terrorist groups can reveal how extremists think and behave.
While all eyes are on the eurozone, larger troubles are brewing.
Alexis Tsipras believes he has no "mandate" to leave the euro and is seeking more ambitious debt relief.
The strange thing has been how few Greeks, whether politicians, business people, journalists or whoever, took the idea that their country might leave the euro seriously.
The growing feud between the two nations is traumatising: nearly everyone in Russia has relatives in Ukraine.
The twisting of proud nations on skewers of debt and want, the rise of shrill nationalisms, the fear of foreigners – all these staples of modern life can’t be more than bland echoes of those dismal days, can they?
Referendums are in fashion: let’s have one every year, preceded by a referendum on what it should be about. I am serious.
Saladin decapitated prisoners as ruthlessly as Isis does now - and Genghis Khan was brutal from childhood. But what can we learn from these men?
The critical thing for eurozoners to understand is that the United Kingdom is an exceptional power, not prepared to sacrifice its sovereignty.
Millions of pounds have been poured into counter-extremism initiatives over the past decade. But this has failed to provide the response to 7/7 that the UK wanted.
“Sometimes we can hide some boxes of tomatoes or potatoes and get them in,” one vegetable-seller-turned-food smuggler in Aden told me. “But trucks of food?"
The Greeks are correct: Brussels' denial that this is an ideological question is ideology at its purest – and symptomatic of our whole political process.
Beyond the famous few, who are they? Michael Chessum meets the Syriza grassroots.
Following a No vote, Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis resigns as Greek finance minister.