Vietnam war

The joy of buses

3 February 2018 9:00 am

It’s a pity Will Self didn’t embark on his bus tour round Britain before the Brexit vote. If he had,…

I’m not surprised that my friend Donald Trump is leading in the polls

24 October 2015 9:00 am

As everyone knows, journalists tend to take themselves seriously, especially American journalists, who take themselves very, very seriously. Dan Rather…

Alger Hiss attends his trial (Photo: Getty)

Alger Hiss: Tricky Dick’s scapegoat

26 September 2015 9:00 am

In the more than 40 years since Richard Nixon resigned as president — disgraced as much by his inveterate lying…

Make no mistake: the Top Gear brouhaha is cultural warfare

28 March 2015 9:00 am

It’s a famous quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald, one that Elton John should ponder (when he’s not out shopping, that…

Henry Kissinger interview: ‘I don’t see the wisdom there once was’

20 September 2014 9:00 am

Henry Kissinger on statesmanship from Richelieu to Obama

Mind your language: Frack vs frag

10 August 2013 9:00 am

‘Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a frack,’ replied my husband unwittily when I asked how he’d feel if shale…