John Gray / September 18, 2014
Twenty-five years after the wall's collapse, the greatest threat to the west comes from the groundless faith that history is on its side
Economically and politically the five economies could not be more different when it comes to size, structure, values and national interests
The government licenses the sale of weapons to 13 countries of concern, including Russia, Syria and Israel
Russian incompetence is to blame for the downing of Flight MH17
The downing of MH17 may stiffen the backbones of the EU and US in their dealings with Russia but is unlikely to be a game changer
History is re-told to fit the needs of the present, but these distortions create violent conflicts of their own
What explains the decline of violence?
The performance artist has starved and cut herself for her art, but can she survive celebrity?
The former Danish Prime Minister, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, on military spending, the threat from Russia, and why Afghanistan has strengthened the alliance