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A failure of the WEST

Afghanistan is back to square one after 20 years of intervention

In the hands of terror

The hasty withdrawal of the United States from Afghanistan leaves the way open for the main Islamist groups in the country

La Diada: a historical perspective

Two historians reflect on the significance of La Diada, Catalonia’s national day on September 11

Long-term resident

Mr. Cussà

On July 11th last, Jordi Cussà i Balaguer passed away at the age of 60, in his native town of Berga. Now, I’m not such a fool that I don’t know that many if not most readers will be thinking or even...

THE LAST WORD

The great forgotten

When the pandemic struck, I’m sure I wasn’t the only one whose concerns expressed themselves as fears for my nearest and dearest. My mother, an elderly woman in poor health living in a care home over...