International Politics
12 March 2009
The most enduring images of the democratic revolutions of autumn 1989 remain the ones of jubilant East Germans scaling...
Europe
14 August 2008
Georgia's decision to seize large parts of Tskhinvali, the capital of the breakaway region of South Ossetia, on the...
Human Rights
24 July 2008
Looking a little like God in a Cecil B DeMille film, Radovan Karadzic was genuinely unrecognisable when he was arrested...
Books
15 May 2008
As I trundle across America on a book tour during the Democratic primary race, I can't help recalling Jay McInerney's...
International Politics
28 February 2008
Scoops and shocks are thin on the ground in Moscow these days. As events of 2 March should confirm, elections are...
International Politics
06 December 2007
Most people in the Balkans have seen the Kosovo train wreck coming for the past two years. But now that it is upon us,...
International Politics
26 July 2007
The Brown cabinet is feeling its way towards a foreign policy. Gordon Brown's first move was the pointed decision to...
International Politics
09 October 2006
Britain is caught in a vicious circle in Helmand Province. Its ill-conceived war on drugs in Afghanistan may hand the...
International Politics
20 March 2006
First, the historical record of Slobodan Milosevic. He won power by manipulating the mechanisms of a one-party state,...
Politics
26 September 2005
One of the less familiar guests at the Labour conference this year will be Vlado Buckovski, the youthful prime minister...
Politics
06 June 2005
In 1995, at the UN General Assembly's 50th-anniversary bash, the then American president, Bill Clinton, unveiled...