“We spent our time telling people not to do things. ISIS told them to take control of their lives, to join them and take action. There was only ever going to be one winner.”
The U.S. president, who is much better breaking deals than making them, is doing his best to throw out a good partial settlement to get a bigger deal that he can’t deliver.
Howard Jacobson gives Shakespeare’s infamous Jewish villain a chance to explain himself.
A provocative beheading in Saudi Arabia and a choreographed sacking of the embassy in Iran are the latest symptoms of a pathology with potential global consequences.
Veteran war correspondent Tim Judah goes inside Ukraine’s supremely weird war.
On the streets of Athens you learn folks still hate the old parties, and still think Alexis Tsipras leads a new one.
By calling for snap election on September 20, embattled Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras is all but guaranteed to win.
The nuclear deal with Iran undermines the power of the those who made fortunes off smuggling and their control of state industries.
If the Greek parliament approves the EU bailout, many Greeks fear an already draconian tax regime will become even worse.
Prime Minister Tsipras got the backing of the Greeks for a tough line against the EU, now he has it for a complete change of course. So… where’s everybody going?