Russia’s War Has Created a Power Vacuum in Europe
Moscow’s war and Berlin’s morally bankrupt response to it leave Europe without a leader.
Can London Cleanse Itself of Dirty Russian Money?
Bill Browder on why the U.K.’s new Economic Crime Bill isn’t enough to kick out Russian oligarchs.
Is the Party Over for Boris?
A spate of high-profile resignations at Downing Street underscores the British prime minister’s perilous position.
Europe Must Shed Its Illusions About Russia
Only if Britain, France, and Germany abandon their post-Cold War fantasies will the West stand a chance of stopping Putin.
Ones and Tooze Podcast: Boris Johnson and the Sordid Arithmetic of Partygate
Also on the show: How much will that midlife crisis cost you?
Renegotiation Isn’t Disaster in Northern Ireland
A new deal can be worked out that keeps peace and trade intact.
From ‘Partygate’ to a Possible Leadership Challenge for Boris Johnson
The British prime minister’s shining political star seems to be dimming—and with it, perhaps, Conservative prospects.
The Channel Is Now a Charnel House
When at least 27 migrants, mostly Kurds, drowned last month, it was the culmination of a century-long Anglo-French tragedy.
After COP26, Scottish Independence Can’t Be Fueled by Oil
The economic case against leaving the United Kingdom is stronger than ever.
Boris Johnson’s Roman Fantasies
Blaming the fall of Rome on immigration is an old, wrong, and dangerous idea.
Liz Truss, True Believer
From Brexit-skeptic to face of the “Global Britain” agenda, the new foreign secretary has always seen politics as philosophy in action.