What are the grounds for intervening in other countries’ affairs? There are none for military actions by external actors, argues one distinguished commentator and editor. Liberal interventionism is really all about Western self-interest. On the contrary, argues a leading proponent of intervention.
A renowned historian reflects on how female leaders from Catherine the Great to Margaret Thatcher have always had to fight against stereotypes and resentment – and draws some waspish conclusions
MDG progress shows the power of global goals and a shared purpose. Leaders will be held to this high standard.