Former defence secretary Geoff Hoon on the unfolding crisis in the Gulf.
The PM is not alone in failing to articulate a clear set of principles for this new era.
A first look at this week's magazine.
Making a global spectacle of the murder of a western journalist carries a uniquely powerful propaganda message for the jihadists.
The people’s representatives should be able to exercise their democratic role, whether it is convenient for the prime minister or not.
Channel 4 News’s foreign affairs correspondent Jonathan Rugman on a dramatic week spent in northern Iraq.
Manless in Gaza: the story of how civilians have lost the drone war.
Pretending that the danger comes only from the devout could cost lives.
History provides a sobering lesson about western involvement in the Middle East. It is that, when superpowers drift away, peace, progress, moderation and stability do not necessarily follow in their stead.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts column.
Philip Hammond says the UK is “very much aware” of Brits becoming involved in the Islamic State militant group.