- We’re celebrating our 125th birthday here at the Financial Times. Lionel Barber, the editor, writes about how the paper for the City of London has become an authoritative global news organisation.
- Take a look at our Tumblr of pictures and memories through the years, from the first female foreign correspondent to crawling into Saddam’s hole.
- Barack Obama’s State of the Union address struck an unapologetically partisan tone and the fiscal divide between the parties looks bigger than ever, says Ed Luce.
- Marco Rubio’s GOP response generated quite a bit of coverage, although that was more due to his badly-timed water break rather than anything he said.
- Yemen is second only to the US in gun ownership, but second to none in weapons culture. Tik Root looks at gun control, Yemen-style.
- Ghaith Abdul-Ahad reports from Syria on why there are so many battalions in Syria and how they are set up.
- Andrei Lankov argues that it’s time the west got used to North Korea being a nuclear power: “Pyongyang will sign such an arms control agreement only if the outside world is prepared to pay them for the privilege in the form of aid and other assistance”.
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