George Patton

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 Bob Dylan performing at Hyde Park,  London in July last year. File photo:  Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

A few years ago, sitting beneath shade trees in Saratoga Springs, New York, I had a two-hour discussion with Bob Dylan that touched on Malcolm X, the (...)

Steve Bannon (centre), US president Donald Trump’s chief strategist, with White House chief of staff Reince Priebus on the morning of Trump’s inauguration on January 20th. Photograph: Hilary Swift/New York Times

The whirlwind first week of Donald Trump’s presidency had all the bravura hallmarks of a Stephen Bannon production. It started with the doom-hued inau(...)

The Cross of Lorraine towers over De Gaulle’s grave at Colombey-les-deux-Églises. Photograph: AP

Today is the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Lorraine, a conflict fought over what, as far as I know, is one of only two French départements pop(...)