Winston Churchill: greatest British hero or a warmongering villain?

Profile Fri 23 Jan, AT 15:44

Historians continue to debate whether Winston Churchill, one of history's most complex figures, deserves a place in Britain's pantheon

American Sniper

American Sniper – five things the film gets wrong

Summary Fri 16 Jan, AT 13:19

Clint Eastwood's Oscar-tipped film about Navy Seal Chris Kyle ignores some inconvenient truths. Does it matter?

 A Peshmerga fighter in Northern Iraq

Mount Sinjar: Islamic State siege 'broken' by Kurdish forces

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Dec, AT 10:06

Peshmerga fighters say they have defeated IS militants on Mount Sinjar, freeing thousands of trapped Yazidis

Columnist Venetia Rainey

Nuclear deal with Iran would make the world a better place

Thu 20 Nov, AT 17:02 Venetia Rainey

Five good reasons why the West and Iran should come to an agreement – and the sooner the better

Military leaders to hammer out new plan to fight Islamic State

One-Minute Read Tue 14 Oct, AT 08:50

Extent of Turkey's commitment to the fight will 'hang in the background' at session in Washington

The Iraqi comedy about Islamic State

Iraqi comedy takes on Islamic State – video

Video Mon 29 Sep, AT 15:14

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is hatched from an egg of the devil, while a shopkeeper segregates vegetables

Pentagon image on US strikes in Syria

Islamic State: are US air strikes in Syria breaking the law?

Briefing Wed 24 Sep, AT 12:26

US launches attacks on Islamic State without UN mandate or consent from the Syrian regime

US ground troops could return to Iraq, says top military adviser

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Sep, AT 11:41

Government accused of sending 'mixed messages' about their mission against Islamic State militants

US launches new strikes against Islamic State militants

One-Minute Read Tue 16 Sep, AT 15:10

Strikes move closer to Baghdad as Obama launches campaign to 'degrade and destroy' militant group

Islamic Jihadists in training

Islamic State: its weapons and where it gets them

Analysis Tue 9 Sep, AT 16:07

From Croation pistols to American semi-automatic rifles, Islamic State has no shortage of weapons

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