Why we need to reform the Crown, the rich history of Chinese people in the UK, why governments can’t just keep borrowing and a profile of Cressida Dick. Plus Edward Said’s confusion, how to fix government sleaze and we ask whether meritocracy has had its day.
Henry Kissinger is often seen as a scheming master of realpolitik. But in writing the history of one year in his life, I found a different man: jovial, caring and fond of discussions in the swimming pool
It is seven years since the Burmese military put elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest. Alistair Horne meets her in Rangoon, and asks whether the west should follow the US and impose sanctions