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Where have all the good statesmen and women gone?
In the democratic world, they are notable by their absence and have been replaced with an array of populists feeding on mean-spirited, exclusionary nationalism
December 17, 2018
New book deems Iraq war Britain's 'most failed outcome since Suez'
In Blunder, Patrick Porter looks back at the justifications used by Britain to take up arms and join America in its quest to topple Saddam Hussein
December 16, 2018
Trump shouldn't be impeached – Americans knew what they were getting when they voted for him
The US president is an unfortunate choice of leader, but bad electoral decisions are a fundamental risk of democracy
December 10, 2018
The Occupy Nine on trial in Hong Kong are fighting a battle they cannot win
The Umbrella Movement protesters must accept the tide of history is against them when it comes to Chinese rule
December 3, 2018
Racism has poisoned Malaysian politics for far too long
Efforts to create an inclusive society and end discrimination against minority groups threaten the rights of no one
November 26, 2018
Why climate change should be a conservative cause
True conservatives believe in handing down traditions and legacy. Surely the environment is the ultimate gift to bequeath descendants?
November 19, 2018
Truth must come before conveniently rewriting history – however uncomfortable that might be
The past is complex and accuracy must precede an easy narrative that reassures us our forebears behaved well
November 12, 2018
Brazil's Bolsonaro is tapping into seething discontent over globalisation – just like Trump and Duterte before him
Mainstream politicians need to reappraise their attitudes to nationalism as globalism can seem an indulgence of the elite in times of hardship
October 22, 2018
Looking back on colonial history, the past feels like a foreign country
The days of empire are over and while younger generations must learn from the many mistakes of this period, there comes a point where they are no longer to blame
October 15, 2018
Macron's plummeting popularity is proof that centrism can never be radical
The French president's victory was hollow and his political position has failed to address the concerns of his people
October 8, 2018