We booked a villa in Majorca for three weeks. Then the German owner rang to tell my husband that we'
Is the British government helping to train Colombian military units suspected of killing trade union
The television debate was live, and for the first time Bush faced criticism in a forum that he could
We can't be sure what the UN's role will be in the future. But, for the organisation to adapt to new
Observations on US elections
Both Labour and the Tories hold up a foundation hospital near Madrid as the blueprint for Britain to
Observations on Iraq. By Stephen Grey in Balad
Since colonial times, western policy in Africa has operated by wooing the local Big Man and ensuring
Torture and England do not mix well. Uniquely in medieval Europe, English common law forbade the extraction of confessions with torture.
When government and the media persist in defining British Muslims by their religion, they turn them
The US dollar has long been the currency of the oil industry. But members of Opec are contemplating
Bush campaign events have all the supplied flags and spontaneity of a Nuremberg rally. But the presi
Indian Jews believed Israel was home, but when they got there, they were seen as pariahs
In the wake of Hurricane Ivan, what is left for the smaller Caribbean islands?
The Tory leader says Blair lied about Iraq and argues that Labour's core beliefs make it powerless t
Even before the 2003 war, we were attacking Iraqi civilians with our inhumane economic sanctions. Ye
In Jamaica, lesbians and gays are the victims of violent persecution - often murder. Fuelling this g
Observations on the arms industry
Iraqi women who work or go to university become the target of Islamists - but those who stay in trad
Every half-hour, someone is killed or maimed by a landmine or unexploded ordnance. Yet a low-tech ca
Observations on Iraq (1)
It takes 19 separate procedures to start a business in Chad, the world's ninth-poorest country, yet
Blair's announcement of a new war - his sixth in seven years - did not go down well with his guest,
Dick Cheney once seemed the ultimate Washington insider, full of gravitas and at ease with power. No
If you think that even George W Bush would not be foolish enough to start a war in Iran, think back to how unlikely an invasion of Iraq seemed three years ago.
Observations on lessons in Arabic
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