The country's treatment of the US student shows its growing unpredictability.
Robin Cook's former adviser explains why he's convinced by the case for bombing in Syria
The Labour leader made his case in the House of Commons.
You don't open a new world of trade by leaving the European Union - you simply close two down with one vote.
But not in a good way.
And so, until there is a better plan on the table, I will vote against bombing Syria, says Owen Smith.
The decision is finely balanced: but I'm voting to extend our airstrikes, says Dan Jarvis.
Chi Onwurah lays out why she'll be voting against British airstrikes in Syria.
To understand why IS draws thousands of would-be fighters from the West, we need to view the militant group through the lens of the fighters themselves.
David Cameron's words suggest one thing, his actions quite another.
The government appears not to understand the nature of its enemy, warns Maria Norris.