Philip Hammond interview

18/02/2016   Britain has to maintain its standing on a reduced budget, says the Foreign Secretary

Britain ends its love affair with heroic failure

12/02/2016   A messier view of success marks a different tone in how we see ourselves

The blunt weapon of sanctions needs a little oil

22/01/2016   Potential targets of sanctions like Russia are thinking hard about how to evade penalties

Cheap oil won’t bring peace

21/01/2016   But it might move Putin’s focus away from Ukraine

George Osborne stands above his rivals

15/10/2015   The Chancellor’s speech set out a coherent and often radical plan for changing Britain

Which side is Britain backing in Syria?

14/09/2015   Who we really want to win is unclear

Jimmy Carter interview: there is zero chance for the two-state solution

13/08/2015   The US has withdrawn from tackling the Middle East’s most intractable problem, says the former president

An undiplomatic envoy

16/07/2015   A new memoir shows why Israel is struggling to make its case

EU referendum: influence, and romance

18/06/2015   Britain’s got more clout as part of Europe

The temporary retreat of America

18/06/2015   A tangled mix of self-interest shaped by idealism will force America back onto the world stage

What does Britain need from the next five years?

23/04/2015   To judge by the jumble of promises in the manifestos, more than any party is offering