The audience heard that “spies, police and military intelligence officers and criminals all inhabit this deeply confusing world seeking out the latest cyber criminal and cyber espionage techniques”. File photograph: Getty Images

The British exit from the European Union will have a huge impact on cybersecurity in the western world, according to an international writer on the is(...)

Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.

One of the foremost historians on the first World War war has compared US President Donald Trump to Kaiser Wilhelm II. Professor Margaret MacMillan,(...)

Jonathan Bardon: many authors, while (rightly) concerned to be scholarly, do not seem to put themselves out to be lucid, lively and just plain readable

Historian Jonathan Bardon’s works include A History of Ulster (Blackstaff Press, 1992); Belfast: A Century (Blackstaff Press, 1999); Beyond the Stu(...)

Ruairí Quinn’s books of the year
  • Books
  • November 30, 2013, 06:00

History readers will be familiar with Margaret MacMillan’s earlier masterpiece Peacemakers, which describes the four main players at the Versailles Tr(...)