Thursday, 12 January 2017

Israel's policies are sowing the seeds of a future tragedy

Israel and Palestine: has any international problem ever attracted so much intellectual energy, so much passion? But that might be..

By Bruce Anderson


Monday, 9 January 2017

Theresa may not be up to it

In politics, luck is crucial. It might seem surprising to cite Margaret Thatcher’s career as evidence for that proposition: not..

By Bruce Anderson


Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Trump is a bombastic horse's ass, but give him a chance

What a year, and there is more to come. When the calendar changes, there is normally a gush of facile..

By Bruce Anderson


Monday, 5 December 2016

The Supreme Court Brexit challenge just got fascinating

For the next four days, we can forget about sound-bites, twitterings and the general meretriciousness which often afflicts current politics...

By Bruce Anderson


Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Watch out for Hammond, the potential PM no one saw coming

Whenever two or three MPs are gathered together, they will quickly move on to that fascinating topic. Who will be..

By Bruce Anderson


Monday, 21 November 2016

Our judges are great. Let's see what they say on Article 50

Anyone who enjoys intellectual debate will pray that the counsels of caution do not prevail. The Government is being advised to..

By Bruce Anderson


Wednesday, 9 November 2016

President Trump: What happens next

It was the most remarkable night in the history of democratic politics. It may also prove to be the most..

By Bruce Anderson


Saturday, 5 November 2016

Reaction Reviews: Kind Of Blue by Ken Clarke

Kind of Blue: A Political Memoir. Ken Clarke, Macmillan, 2016 This is a strange book. On the one hand, it is..

By Bruce Anderson


Thursday, 20 October 2016

The world is falling apart

It now seems bizarre, yet twenty five years ago, there was a lot of talk of a ‘new world order’..

By Bruce Anderson