Nuclear weapons

Is Kim Jong-un really now a man of peace?

28 April 2018 9:00 am

After spending most of his presidency posing a nuclear-armed hothead, Kim Jong-un is now presenting himself as a man of…

Whose bombs made bigger bangs than North Korea’s?

9 September 2017 9:00 am

More or less a million One in 79 Britons is now a millionaire thanks to property price rises. The word…

Will Donald Trump’s dangerous war of words with Pyongyang go nuclear?

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Trump’s increasingly dangerous war of words with Pyongyang

North Korea must be tamed and Donald Trump is right to take action

8 April 2017 9:00 am

White House insiders say he is deadly serious about North Korea

From warhead to sore head

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Daniel Jackson gets on the wrong side of the debate

If he’s lucky, Jeremy Corbyn might be as good on defence as Nero

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Chief of the Defence Staff Sir Nicholas Houghton is worried that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will never use the existing…

The triumph of nuclear weapons – and the defeat of nuclear power

15 August 2015 9:00 am

‘I visited the black marble obelisk which marks the epicentre of the explosion, and I saw the plain domestic wall-clock…

Forget Geneva: the real US-Iran carve-up is happening in Iraq

21 March 2015 9:00 am

While Obama talks centrifuges in Geneva, Iranian-backed militia are redrawing the map of Iraq

When Israel was but a dream

22 February 2014 9:00 am

‘On the night of 15 April 1897, a small, elegant steamer is en route from Egypt’s Port Said to Jaffa.’…

Little Britain

2 March 2013 9:00 am

The foreign news pages read increasingly like some terrible satire on western military decline. Two years ago French and British…