Ignore the politics of doom: the world's in Olympic shape

Opinion digest Fri 10 Aug, AT 10:46

Opinion digest: global progress, Syrian regime change and British multiculturalism

Syria debacle: was Kofi Annan ever the right man for the job?

Talking Point Fri 3 Aug, AT 09:25

Annan accuses UN of finger-pointing as he quits Syria peace role - but what about his own weaknesses?

Putin meets Cameron: 5 issues that should be on the agenda

Talking Point Thu 2 Aug, AT 12:30

The PM and the Russian president have Syria and human rights to discuss, as well as judo chokeholds


Pussy Riot trial is a turning point for Putin's Russia

Opinion digest Wed 1 Aug, AT 10:49

Opinion digest: Pussy Riot trial, Twitter censorship, helping Syria and the price of Olympic gold

Crispin Black

If Assad falls, is Britain ready to rescue Syria's Christians?

Tue 31 Jul, AT 07:35 Crispin Black

The tolerance shown towards Christians in Syria is unlikely to survive Assad's overthrow by Sunnis

Spectre of Srebrenica as US warns of massacre in Aleppo

First Post Fri 27 Jul, AT 08:57

Rebels stockpile arms and medicines as Syrian forces start bombarding country's second city

Two more Syrian diplomats quit as battle rages over Aleppo

First Post Thu 26 Jul, AT 10:13

Defections came as opposition leaders meet in Qatar to debate what happens when Assad falls

UK might have to intervene in Syria, says top army man

One-Minute Read Wed 25 Jul, AT 10:03

'We do not always choose which wars to fight,' says man who led British troops in Afghanistan