Society

Secularism in Retreat

The world today, with some exceptions, is as furiously religious as it ever was, and in some places more so than ever.

Peter L. Berger

Africa's Murderous Professors

In his much-praised History of the Jews, Paul Johnson reminds us that through the ages European "anti-Semitism was fueled not just by vulgar rumor but by the deliberate propaganda of intellectuals."

Michael Chege

The Third Side of the Triangle: The China-Japan Dimension

Of all the relationships in the world that do not directly involve the United States as one of the parties, the one between China and Japan is likely to have the greatest effect upon us in the first half of the twenty-first century.

Charles Horner

Volkogonov's Journey

The "park of fallen heroes" is the ironical name Muscovites have given to the patch of waste land across Krymsky Val from Gorky Park, where the statues of Soviet leaders are dumped.

Neil McInnes

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