Articles by Jay Elwes
A former CIA officer who was involved in the hunt for Bin Laden on torture, political betrayals and the future of intelligence agencies
The climate change minister argues that the free market can deliver green energy—is he guilty of wishful thinking?
Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 by Stephen Kotkin (Allen Lane, £30) Read more of our books in brief This immense work, by the Princeton historian Stephen Kotkin, is an astounding feat of...
Assets are easier to identify than profits and in the last decade they have increased hugely in value
Lower prices are a good thing—so long as they do not fall too far. The health of the global economy in 2015 will depend on whether this balance is reached
Russia and the US are both preparing to make major shifts
Are rumours of the dismal science's demise greatly exaggerated, or have things really changed?
The death of Phillip Hughes, the 25-year-old Australian cricketer, is a devastating tragedy, for his family and friends, for Australian cricket, and for everyone around the world who follows the...
Scotland's borrowing costs could be higher than those of the London government. ©David Cheskin/PA Archive/Press Association Images The Smith Commission Report was released this morning, outlining...