White Flag or Union Flag?

As our proprietor and his co-author prepare to release a new book on defence, we say again what we’ve said before about the implications of Brexit for the armed forces.

The Syrian horror. No easy answers.

Public opinion would back missile strikes against Assad, and arming a credible opposition, were there to be one. But not more western boots on the ground.

Poor Russia

On corruption, fragility, innovation, human capital, creditworthiness, GDP per head – all the measures that count for most – the country is, to put it politely, not in a great place.