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How America’s shale gas revolution makes Putin ever weaker

5 March 2014 10:02

Once or twice every century something good happens to Russia, but then another long night of suffering closes over the great Asian wastes. In 1917, the Russians managed to overthrow… Continue reading

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You won't see many coffins draped with the EU flag. Image: Getty

How many people would lay down their lives for the European Union?

4 March 2014 11:05

Whatever Russia does in the Ukraine, we know that Britain isn’t going to do much more than say ‘dear, dear’, something that was accidentally revealed when a British official was… Continue reading

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Robert Bork, 1927-2012, a great jurist rather than a controversial one. Image: Getty

Robert Bork 1927-2012

19 December 2012 18:02

Robert Bork was not only an extraordinary and effective jurist, he was also a crucial figure in American conservatism. In reporting news of his death certain media are – as… Continue reading

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