African parameters

Equatorial Guinea is a deplorable tyranny, and that Obiang has no intention of building a democracy

The end of ?de facto states?

Nicu Popescu comments on developments in Abkhazia and South Ossetia after their recognition by Russia

Staying power

Britain needs to stick to its mission in Helmand ? it is the right thing to do

Debate on Spain’s Foreign Policy

A piece in Spanish, giving a bipartisan assessment of Zapatero’s foreign and European policy and the challenges for the Spanish presidency

Short-termism in the long run

Europe should be a model for liberals the world over. But today, Europe is increasingly characterised by fear.

Co-ordination is key to G8 success

Enlarged G8 summits are proving to be inefficient and the EU bears much of the blame