Shell Crisis | Portugal | 14 May 1915

It’s a tempestuous time to be in government. The Times is giving the British government a good kicking, and Alessandro Salandra has just threatened to Continue reading Shell Crisis | Portugal | 14 May 1915

War becomes inevitable | 27 July 1914

Serbia As the Army continues to mobilise, telegrams continue arriving from Russia. The latest report is that Russia plans “immediately to commence an energetic offensive Continue reading War becomes inevitable | 27 July 1914

Financial diplomacy | 16 July 1914

As Count Lutzow continues to leak freely in Vienna, we’ve still got time to consider a few underlying issues. Today, it’s financial diplomacy. Poincare visits Continue reading Financial diplomacy | 16 July 1914