Anne Applebaum

How Orbán duped the Brexiteers

22 September 2018 9:00 am

To the inhabitants of the British Isles, the nations of central Europe have always existed in a semi–mythical space, near…

I'm no fan of Obama. But on Brexit, he does speak for America

23 April 2016 9:00 am

You don’t like Barack Obama’s foreign policy? Fine, I don’t either. You are impatient to know who the next president…

Why were we going to Israel? For the winter sunshine, of course

23 January 2016 9:00 am

Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece, Croatia, Morocco: if I had picked anywhere else on the Mediterranean for a family holiday, at…

How Vladimir Putin is waging war on the West – and winning

21 February 2015 9:00 am

Last month, the speaker of the Russian parliament solemnly instructed his foreign affairs committee to launch a historical investigation: was…

The crash of the ruble — and what's next for Russia

6 December 2014 9:00 am

Since the Russian invasion of Crimea last February, many different phrases have been used to describe the tactics of the…

An escape to the country that became a struggle for Poland's soul

12 April 2014 9:00 am

In 1993, John Borrell, a longtime foreign correspondent with no permanent home, decided to abandon journalism. Tired of writing about…

Secrets of the Kremlin

14 December 2013 9:00 am

A building bearing testimony to the power of eternal Russia; a timeless symbol of the Russian state; a monument to…

Time for our leaders to stop talking about 'justice' in Syria if we can't or won't enforce it

14 September 2013 9:00 am

‘It’s about chemical weapons. Their use is wrong and the world shouldn’t stand idly by.’ — David Cameron, 27 August ‘The…