Laurence Rees has probably interviewed more people who lived through the Holocaust than anybody else.
So far, German political and media responses to the tragic attack in Berlin have been measured.
A smashed window here, a non-white person accosted there: how long can this liberal city incubate itself from extremism after the Christmas market terrorist attack?
The relationship between the two nations had improved significantly this year, enabling them to work together to secure a ceasefire in Aleppo.
Last night’s events attest to the growing global instability – but they won’t accelerate it.
Events which at the time seem small and unconnected often combine to lead to major cataclysms.
Andrei Karlov was attacked while attending the opening of a contemporary arts centre.
The Obama administration woke up to the cyber attack dangers too late.
Democracy requires a citizenship that meets, deliberates and interacts without fear and hatred. Only in this way can we work together as a diverse community.
The new wave of nationalism is a reminder of the contingent, if not cyclical, nature of history. The liberal left cannot retreat to the comforts of moral outrage.
The EU referendum fallout has only served to remind us of the status quo. "Taking back control" is meaningless unless we also reshape our democracy.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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