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Lib Dem racism
By Mehdi Hasan - 19 January 19:36

Great story from Channel 4 News

Suicide bombings "un-Islamic"
By Mehdi Hasan - 18 January 19:11

A(nother) fatwa against the fanatics

Blair v Chilcot
By Mehdi Hasan - 18 January 13:37

Will the former PM offer his standard defence?

Chemical Ali: good riddance!
By Mehdi Hasan - 18 January 10:48

Saddam's murderous cousin sentenced to death

Haiti disaster was "made to order" for Obama and the Democrats
By Mehdi Hasan - 15 January 18:11

So says the shock-jock Rush Limbaugh . . .

Tory conflicts of interest
By Mehdi Hasan - 15 January 11:56

The latest is from the shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley

Did the Haitians bring the earthquake on themselves?
By Mehdi Hasan - 14 January 18:02

That's what one US evangelical says . . .

Rory Stewart: the puff piece
By Mehdi Hasan - 14 January 12:30

Julian Glover's Guardian profile avoids the key questions

Where is Britain's "Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission"?
By Mehdi Hasan - 13 January 13:55

Free-market America is doing more to hold its greedy bankers to account than we are

I hate to say I told you so . . .
By Mehdi Hasan - 12 January 17:00

Radio 1 rapped for its BNP coverage

Iraq inquiry: here are the two key quotes
By Mehdi Hasan - 12 January 10:57

Will Alastair Campbell be asked about the "foreword" to the dodgy dossier?

The Islamists' Wootton Bassett march is off!
By Mehdi Hasan - 11 January 11:12

Knock me down with a feather . . .

The great burqa/niqab/hijab debate
By Mehdi Hasan - 08 January 17:55

To ban or not to ban? And what to ban?

Egypt's oppression of the Palestinians
By Mehdi Hasan - 08 January 12:28

The Galloway eviction and the "Israeli/Egyptian" blockade of Gaza

In defence of Ed Balls
By Mehdi Hasan - 08 January 9:48

Dare I say a few words about policy, not personality?

Did a "triple agent" kill eight CIA agents in Afghanistan?
By Mehdi Hasan - 07 January 17:45

And how can we trust the spooks to protect us if they can't protect themselves?

Brown v Hewitt and Hoon
By Mehdi Hasan - 06 January 15:51

These two Blairites have no right to suggest anything

Yemen v Afghanistan
By Mehdi Hasan - 06 January 13:17

What to make of Gordon Brown's "confession"?

10 Questions for Anjem Choudary
By Mehdi Hasan - 04 January 21:52

My challenge to the publicity-seeking, extremist windbag

In defence of Prince Charles
By Mehdi Hasan - 04 January 12:52

The heir to the throne is often more right than wrong

I'm on holiday . . .
By Mehdi Hasan - 20 December 23:31

. . . so I won't be blogging for a while

Did the head of MI6 mislead the Iraq inquiry?
By Mehdi Hasan - 17 December 4:35

He is wrong to claim that no one anticipated the violence

The Tory lead falls -- again!
By Mehdi Hasan - 15 December 14:16

So should Brown go for a March election?

Exclusive: my interview with Douglas Alexander on climate change
By Mehdi Hasan - 14 December 16:14

The International Development Secretary's update from Copenhagen

Muslims in Britain are the most patriotic in Europe
By Mehdi Hasan - 14 December 13:45

Even the Mail can't help but report the results of this survey

Climate change: the three latest challenges for the "sceptics"
By Mehdi Hasan - 14 December 11:48

My attempt at reasoning with the anti-reason brigade

Tony Blair: The reason I took on secular Saddam was to fight radical Islam
By Mehdi Hasan - 12 December 17:51

The former prime minister's increasingly lame defence of Iraq

Why we're doomed in Afghanistan
By Mehdi Hasan - 11 December 17:24

One brief story says it all

The Tories and the debt delusion, part 94
By Mehdi Hasan - 11 December 16:37

Deficit spending matters, so stop worrying about credit ratings

Question Time's bias on Afghanistan
By Mehdi Hasan - 11 December 1:55

Salma Yaqoob versus five supporters of the war

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