Programme entry

Can the Kurds lead in Syria?

The urgent issue for the Kurds is to develop a governance model that will work in Kurdish majority as well as Arab majority areas

Tangled up in lucre

How the Russian authorities are weaponising ‘financial sloppiness’ to crack down on dissidents

Timothy Garton Ash awarded the Charlemagne Prize

In recognition of his outstanding scientific and journalistic work, the Board of Directors of the Society for the Conferring of the International Charlemagne Prize of…

Ukraine’s Euro vision not yet realised

Ukraine embraced the official Eurovision slogan ‘Celebrate Diversity’ with apparent ease; not least because it is the perfect symbol for the new Ukraine and its…

We know the price of appeasement. That’s why we must stand up to Viktor Orbán

This appeasement has to stop. If Hungary’s anti-liberal, nationalist prime minister, Viktor Orbán, persists in his attempts to close down the country’s best and most independent university, and continues to erode liberal democracy in many other ways, then the EU’s powerful grouping of centre-right parties must expel Orbán’s party from its ranks.

The EU’s Road to Rome

Whatever way Europe goes, the first step is to determine which route it will take