These days I spend most of my time being critical of politicians and their advisers. It’s easy to find things to criticise, especially when the Tory leadership candidates are dredging up an apparently endless series of terrible ideas. But at the back of my mind there’s always a…
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a photograph during their meeting in Beijing, on February 4, 2022. (Photo…
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I’m on holiday so my next proper post will be next week. But I wanted to do a short update on the substack. Some of you may have noticed I stopped doing…
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Ukrainian artillerymen check their weapons before heading to the frontline in Kherson. (Photo by Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images). In my…
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The contest. And the challenges they'll face if they win.
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How the Tory leadership campaign might play out, and the questions that need answering
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(Photo by Contributor/Getty Images) In my last post I asked whether Ukraine could win this war, to which I answered it could, although it was not yet…
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It’s fitting that the worst Prime Minister this country has ever had is being forced out in such a dysfunctional and undignified way. It really is only…
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