Ukraine

Would I die for Britain? No thanks

27 January 2024 6:52 pm

The West’s military posture has moved from ‘thick’ to ‘suicidal’. The recent speech of General Sir Patrick Sanders, the head…

Must we live in perpetual fear of being named and shamed?

6 January 2024 9:00 am

Current wars, Brexit and Trumpism have sucked us into a vortex of outrage and disgrace, says David Keen – while advertisers make us feel guilty for being too fat or just poor

The US Senate is playing into Putin’s hands

10 December 2023 12:00 am

The news this week that Republicans in the US Senate had voted together to block a supplemental funding bill that…

Is this where world war three starts?

4 November 2023 9:00 am

  Daugavpils   You can tell quite a bit about a place by the number of national flags on display.…

Europe needs to step up on Ukraine

21 October 2023 9:00 am

Vasyl, a burly, tattooed infantry commander who lost a leg to a Russian mine on the eastern front, sits swinging…

Ukraine’s fight has been eclipsed by the ‘Other War’

21 October 2023 9:00 am

The first indication that this was a literary festival like no other came with the request to provide ‘proof of…

Has VR finally come of age?

14 October 2023 9:00 am

VR ‘immersion’ is everywhere in London this autumn, but is it of any value? Stuart Jeffries takes the plunge

Should Ukraine hold a general election next year?

30 September 2023 9:00 am

Should Ukraine hold a general election next year?

The Spectator’s Notes

23 September 2023 9:00 am

In 2014, Rolf Harris was convicted of sexual offences against girls. I wrote in this space that this would have…

Barometer

23 September 2023 9:00 am

Within limits Do 20mph speed limits save lives? – A 2018 report by Atkins/AECOM/UCL found that 51% of motorists conformed…

Letters

23 September 2023 9:00 am

Whose victory? Sir: Politicians are often accused of engaging in doublespeak, and I fear in the case of Boris Johnson’s…

High life

23 September 2023 9:00 am

Gstaad The Speccie arrived just in time for me to read about the rudeness of one Lyndon Johnson, then vice-president,…

Kamikaze drones are the future of warfare

17 September 2023 4:30 pm

The West is struggling to confront the modern military technologies of Russia, Iran and China. A year and a half…

Portrait of the Week

9 September 2023 9:00 am

The Spectator's Notes

9 September 2023 9:00 am

Portrait of the Week

2 September 2023 9:00 am

Why the US will decide Ukraine’s fate

2 September 2023 9:00 am

The US will decide Ukraine’s fate

Ukraine’s real killing fields: An investigation into the war’s first aid crisis

26 August 2023 9:00 am

An investigation into the war’s first aid crisis

Coutts has forgotten what the job of a bank is

29 July 2023 9:00 am

We now have a reluctant apology from Dame Alison Rose, followed by her even more reluctant resignation. Her departure is…

Inside Ukraine’s drone army

29 July 2023 9:00 am

Inside Ukraine’s drone army

High life

22 July 2023 9:00 am

Now that Wimbledon is over, a few thoughts about youthful brains showing traces of horse tranquillisers, angel dust and cannabis,…

Portrait of the week

15 July 2023 9:00 am