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Europeans have been slow to recognise the world as it is rather than as they imagined
From Prof Robert H Wade, Department of International Development, London School of Economics, UK
Conservatives and progressives have to learn from each other, writes Michael Ignatieff
From Mr Mark Lemmon, Chief Executive, MENA Infrastructure Fund, Dubai, UAE
Impose a quarantine of Syria, writes Michael Ignatieff
Scotland must negotiate, not dictate a divorce, writes Michael Ignatieff
Turning to experts to solve problems of legitimacy is a sign, not of strength, but weakness, writes Michael Ignatieff
As the west counts the costs of foreign adventurism, nostalgia for the British empire gives way to a renewed sense of shame
Stubbornness, caginess and occasional sycophancy are needed to defend oneself in politics
Whoever ends up the victor at the polls might want to take a hard look at the Canadian capital and get it in order
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