Britain

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 |

Argument

Rise of the Radical Right

Anders Behring Breivik is not alone. In fact, Europe has many more dangerous extremists than anyone thinks.

Jamie Bartlett |

Argument

In Defense of Hacks

Britain's press is sensationalistic, sloppy, and scandal-prone -- and America would be lucky to have one like it.

Toby Harnden |

Slide Show

Europe's Economic Meltdown: How Did We Get Here?

A look back at the missteps and bailouts, in pictures.

Cameron Abadi |

The LWOT

The LWOT: American indicted for terrorist incitement

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Andrew Lebovich |

Dispatch

Revenge of the MPs

Westminster is relishing the chance to dance on News of the World's grave.

Alex Massie |

The LWOT

The LWOT: DoJ limits CIA torture inquiry

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Poor Little Rich Country

How do you categorize India, a nation that is at once fantastically wealthy and desperately poor?

Patrick French |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Ayman al-Zawahiri appointed al-Qaeda leader

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Chicago man convicted of supporting Lashkar-e-Taiba

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Andrew Lebovich |