In a complicated fight in a densely populated city such as Mosul, civilians will die. But under international humanitarian law, belligerents must do all they can to protect them.
This dehumanisation isn’t exclusive to the Daily Mail. Our prime minister believes he can publicly describe some of the most vulnerable of human beings as dirty, buzzing locusts, too.
“Suburban!” I expostulated. “That thing’s big enough to contain an entire suburb!”
European integration was designed to contain Berlin’s power – instead, it has increased it.
Trying to explain the French mindset to the Anglo-Saxon world is a literary subgenre.
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.
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