COMMENT

 
'France's struggle is against much more than gay marriage' | Financial Times, 29 May 2013
'Italy exposes wider crisis of democracy' | Financial Times, 28 Feb 2013
'Democracy itself is at stake in southern Europe' | Financial Times, 3 Oct 2012
'Eric Hobsbawm: the history man' | Guardian, 1 Oct 2012
‘Start the Week’ | BBC Radio 4 with Andrew Marr, 1 Oct 2012
‘Nightwaves’ | Radio 3 with Matthew Sweet, 1 Oct 2012
'Without growth Europe will unravel' | Guardian, 24 Sep 2012
'What remains: on the European Union' | The Nation, 6 Sep 2012
'Europe raises the spectre of an ungovernable world' | Financial Times, 25 May 2012
'Libya remembers, we forget: these bombs are not the first' | Guardian, 25 Mar 2011
'Fears of Islam still mislead Egypt's overseers' | Financial Times, 6 Feb 2011
‘Short Cuts’ | London Review of Books, 7-8 Apr 2010
‘Greece needs respect as well as tough love’ | Financial Times, 9 Mar 2010
‘Start the Week’ | BBC Radio 4 with Andrew Marr, 21 Dec 2009
‘Wartime nostalgia blinds us to Britain’s changed realities’ | Guardian, 2 Sep 2009
'America needs the United Nations' | Financial Times, May 28, 2008
'The Kosovo Dilemma' | The Nation, March 6, 2008
‘Turkey must loosen the grip of its founding myths’ | Financial Times, 1 Feb 2007
‘Europe must not lose sight of why it still matters’ | Financial Times, 29 Nov 2006
‘Europe can fill the gap as America stalls in the Middle East’ | Financial Times, 16 Aug 2006
‘Europe can tell Israel how punishing civilians backfires’ | Financial Times, 16 Jul 2006
‘When the logic of vigilance undermines freedom of speech’ | Financial Times, 4 Apr 2006
‘A strategy for international insecurity’ | The Independent, 23 Mar 2006
‘An act of political violence against civil liberties’ | Financial Times, 6 Mar 2006
‘A world order gone wobbly’ | Financial Times, 27 Dec 2005
'Europe can learn from Turkey's past' | Financial Times, 1 Oct 2005
'The west needs a new sense of self' | Financial Times, 29 Mar 2005
'The dangers of pick'n'mix history' | Financial Times, 8 Jan 2005
'Kings of Europe' | Times Literary Supplement, 9 Jul 2004
'The costs of a very special friendship' | Financial Times, Apr 12 2004
'Anti-semitism is not the real danger to Jews today', The Times, 27 Nov 2003
'How US hawks hijacked Mideast policy' | Financial Times, 2 Nov 2003
'Do not mourn the end of the west' | Financial Times, 26 May 2003
'After the shooting stops, dreams of politicians often fall apart' | LA Times, 20 Mar 2003
'Religion's role in world affairs' | Financial Times, 22 Dec 2002
'Beyond the Christian club of Europe' | Financial Times, 10 Dec 2002
'America cannot afford to ignore the UN' | Financial Times, 28 Sep 2002
'A new nationalism' | Financial Times, 23 May 2002
'Crimes without frontiers' | Financial Times, 10 Feb 2002


REVIEWS


'Has Democracy had its day?' | Prospect, May 2013
'Back from the afterlife' | Times Literary Supplement, 5 Apr 2013
'No exit? Greece's ongoing crisis' | Nation, 1 Apr 2013
'A past master to remember' | Financial Times, 29 Mar 2013
'The undivided past' | Financial Times, 8 Mar 2013
'War by other means' | NYT, 27 Jan 2013
'From the Ruins of Empire' | Financial Times, 27 Jul 2012
'Southern Spoils' | Financial Times, 22 Jan 2012
'Only don't call me comrade' | National Interest, March/April 2011, 69-75
'God's Grief' | Times Literary Supplement, 17 Sep 2010
‘Hitler’s Private Library’ | Guardian, 30 Jan 2010
‘Finest Years’ | Financial Times, 14 Sep 2009
‘1939’ | Financial Times, 31 Aug 2009
‘Reflections on the Revolution in Europe’ | Financial Times, 4 May 2009
'Mandarins, Guns and Money' | The Nation, 6 Oct 2008
'Rambling Man' | The Nation, 24 Jan 2008
'Prizefighters' | London Review of Books, 22 Mar 2007
'Uncle Sam's history lesson' | The Times, 7 Jan 2007
'Half-Infidels' | London Review of Books, 3 Aug 2006
‘East West’ | The Nation, 8 May 2006
‘Rebirth of a continent’ | New Statesman, 21 Nov 2005
‘The Middle Man’ | The Nation, 30 Aug 2005
‘A green land’ | New Statesman, 5 Apr 2005
‘Evil rising’ | New York Times Book Review, 14 Mar 2005
‘The promised land’ | The Nation, 8 Dec 2003
'The G-Word' | London Review of Books, 8 Feb 2001
‘The tyranny of words’ | New Statesman, 13 Nov 2000
'Will the State survive?' | Times Literary Supplement, 6 Oct 2000
‘The allure of the camps’ | New Statesman, 3 May 1999