Articles by Anthony Dworkin
Philip Bobbitt's sweeping analysis of the relationship between 21st-century states and terrorism could not be more timely. His arguments are radical, but they will not appeal to many Europeans
The 20th century showed how dangerous utopian ideas can be. Does that mean we should follow John Gray and abandon all political idealism? Or is a more modest strain of visionary thinking—with...
Neoconservatism is dead. And, as Francis Fukuyama's latest book spells out, a new US foreign policy consensus is emerging. It eschews doctrine and combines elements of "realist" and "idealist"...
Neither Robert Skidelsky's revival of just war theory nor the latest plan for the UN solve the intervention riddle
The laws of war provide no authority for Guantànamo Bay
Fareed Zakaria's book, which argues that liberalism is more important than democracy, is the missing voice of a sane internationalist US Republicanism
Bush has handled the impact of 11th September better than expected, but his agenda has been suprisingly unaffected by the trauma
Between the 1950s and 1970s this American sociologist mapped out the intellectual terrain of the centre-left
Anthony Dworkin applauds the ambition of Francis Fukuyama's three synoptic books on the end of history, social capital and human nature, but finds them all wanting