James Snell

Hong Kong is now a police state

12 May 2022 12:11 pm

No one now denies that Hong Kong is a fiefdom of Beijing. Its democratic leaders have been packed off to…

The end of the last Arab Spring success story

26 April 2022 12:21 pm

Visibly, and with very little pretense, Tunisia is sliding into tyranny. In the last two years, its president, Kais Saied,…

Down with the ‘Third World War’ doomsayers

15 April 2022 12:05 pm

Some people are always telling you that the world is soon to end. In the old days many of them…

Madeleine Albright was an idealist overpowered by cynics

24 March 2022 10:06 am

People die at random, of course, but it seems poignant that Madeleine Albright has died at the very moment the…