Britain

Feature

The World Is Not Enough

Why does the planet's No. 1 spy never go to the really dangerous places?

Frank Jacobs |

Dispatch

Stardust Across the Pond

Can Obama's magic rub off on David Cameron?

Alex Massie |

Dispatch

The Battle for Britain

Will David Cameron be the prime minister who lost the United Kingdom as we know it?

Alex Massie |

Slide Show

A Nobel Union

Europe reacts to the EU's Nobel Prize win.

Slide Show |

Christian Caryl

The Big Bang Theory of Education

Authoritarian countries don't seem to be doing well at the knowledge business. That's probably no accident.

Christian Caryl |

The Optimist

Work More, Make More?

The case against long hours.

Charles Kenny |

Case Studies

The Great Ballot Box Caper

How do you conduct an election when contending political forces don't agree on the rules? An unlikely study in compromise from Northern Ireland in 2005.

Michael Scharff |

Slide Show

Everybody Loves Boris

A colorful year in the life of the ridiculous man who just might lead Britain one day.

Slide Show |

Dispatch

Mitt Meets the Brits

London gets a crash course in the 2012 election.

Alistair Burnett |

Argument

The Whitewashed War

Why the War of 1812 was a disaster intentionally misremembered, and how it changed American foreign policy forever.

Alex Massie |

Christian Caryl

Her Work Isn’t Done

This week the world is celebrating Aung San Suu Kyi’s achievements as a pro-democracy activist. Now the question is: Can she finish the job?

Christian Caryl |

Terms of Engagement

The Most Important War You Probably Know Nothing About

Gather round, children, and let me tell you about the War of 1812.

James Traub |

Slide Show

Diamonds Are a Queen's Best Friend

The sun may have set on the British Empire, but the royals still throw a hell of a party.

Slide Show |

Dispatch

A Man With No Country

The vulgar political afterlife of Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Alex Massie |

Dispatch

The Stay at Home Scots

When you’ve got whisky, why do you need an army?

Tim Judah |

Slide Show

The World in Photos This Week

The Pope dons a sombrero, French police hunt suspected Islamists, and a Tongan king is laid to rest.

Slide Show |

Argument

Alone on the Island

Is David Cameron's self-imposed exile from Europe savvy or suicide?

Alex Massie |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYC "al-Qaeda sympathizer" faces terrorism charges

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Jennifer Rowland |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYPD Watched Moroccan Immigrants - Report

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Jennifer Rowland and Andrew Lebovich |

Slide Show

Victory Lap

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister David Cameron tour free Tripoli.

Slide Show |

Argument

Don't Call It a Comeback

Four reasons why Libya doesn't equal success for NATO.

Kurt Volker |

The LWOT

The LWOT: North Carolina terror suspects plead not guilty

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Jennifer Rowland |

Feature

Life After Debt

In this month's market upheavals in the United States and Europe, we are witnessing the end of a seven-decade economic experiment. But does anyone have any clue what comes next?

James Macdonald |

Argument

Europe's Conservative Confusion

Nearly every government on the continent is center-right. So why can't they get along and figure out how to save the EU economies?

Tyson Barker |

Argument

Bread and Circuses

Much of the commentary on the unrest in Britain misses a key point: Rioting is fun.

Jamie Bartlett |

Dispatch

The Kids Aren't Alright

What's really behind Britain's wave of youth violence?

Portia Walker |

The List

Riot of Opportunity

The most outlandish international reactions to Britain's violence.

Philip Walker |

Slide Show

London Burning

Riots spread across the capital city and to Birmingham and beyond on the fourth day of unrest.

Slide Show |

The List

The Sweet Smell of Schadenfreude

The world is crowing over America's near-economic meltdown.

Joshua E. Keating |

Argument

Fail, Britannia

How did the country that taught the world good governance become so corrupt?

Chandrashekhar Krishnan |