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Andy Owen

Our forever war on terror

Al-Qaida’s leader is dead but terrorism is very much alive.. and the next wave of it to strike Britain may come from the extreme right

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Did Britain break the world?

There is a link between UK foreign policy and recent global traumas. So what is our place in the world, and what kind of country do we want to be?

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The bitter taste of British cake mix policymaking

Pioneered by a US baking brand, focus groups are used by the likes of Rishi Sunak to make decisions at the expense of expert-led strategy

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Boris Johnson’s hollow crown

The prime minister is the Richard II of modern politics - and he must learn the bitter lessons of the 14th-century monarch

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What if Putin decides to fight even dirtier?

The possibility of a cornered president lashing out cannot be discounted. If it happens, how should the West respond?

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The lessons of Ukraine: Now the West must accept that war will always be with us

A former military intelligence officer argues that Putin’s ambitions will not end here - and that we must recalibrate how we respond to agents of chaos

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