Palestine - Back to ethnic cleansing?
By Barbara Smith - 12 July 13:00

The future - As attitudes harden, the region faces terrible possibilities, including population tran

Politics - John Kampfner finds ministers with legal worries
By John Kampfner - 12 July 13:00

Ministers are worried about a court case that challenges the lawfulness of military action in Iraq.

Palestine - Tribulation at Surda checkpoint
By Rema Hammami - 12 July 13:00

The routine violence of Israel's occupation of the West Bank takes place at military checkpoints and roadblocks. There are more than 600 of these and they exert a stranglehold over the Palestinians living in the region.

Axles of evil
By Simon Hooper - 12 July 13:00

Observations on the British grand prix

Palestine - How much does Europe help the Palestinians?
By Shada Islam - 12 July 13:00

The European Union, worried about extremism and violence on its southern borders, has long seen peace in the Middle East as a strategic priority. In 1980, EU leaders broke new ground by voicing strong support for the creation of an independent and viable Palestinian state.

Palestine: a time to cool our emotions
By Staff blogger - 12 July 13:00

This issue of the New Statesman is devoted to the Palestinian question. It is not prompted by any recent outrage on either side, but by an ambition to provide context and understanding on a subject where passions tend to obscure facts.

Palestine - A nation divided
By Peter Hirschberg - 12 July 13:00

Israel - Israeli Arabs may have the vote, but they still feel like second-class citizens. As do many

World view - Lindsey Hilsum hears that Saddam is a US agent
By Lindsey Hilsum - 12 July 13:00

Many Iraqis believe that Saddam and the Americans are somehow in league against them. These are both

Palestine - When the puppet runs the puppeteer
By David Hirst - 12 July 13:00

Israel and the United States - For years, America has given almost uncritical financial and diplomat

Mark Thomas joins Colombia's human rights activists
By Mark Thomas - 05 July 13:00

In Colombia, right-wing paras once played a football match against the military using the severed he

The empire goes mad
By David Nicholson-Lord - 05 July 13:00

Observations on America

Why Labour should campaign for Kerry
By Sunder Katwala - 05 July 13:00

Blair can't keep out of the US elections. When he is pictured shoulder-to-shoulder with Bush, he giv

Now Dubbya shifts into reverse gear
By Andrew Stephen - 05 July 13:00

Iraq handover - The Bush administration, having lost control of events, is unravelling, with even me

NS Interview - David Blunkett
By John Kampfner - 05 July 13:00

The Home Secretary says of his colleagues ''we sink or swim together'': none should presume on takin

The stooge of Baghdad
By Kevin Toolis - 05 July 13:00

Iraq handover - Puppet regimes have had a poor record over the past 2,000 years. Allawi is unlikely

Iraq now has the keys, but do they work?
By Lindsey Hilsum - 05 July 13:00

Iraq handover - Lindsey Hilsum in Baghdad learns where to buy a CD-Rom on how to make a bomb, and ar

A dedicated friend of the rich
By Tom Gallagher - 05 July 13:00

Observations on the European Commission president

Facts that should change the world
By Jessica Williams - 28 June 13:00

In Kenya, people pay 16 bribes on average a month; the payments account for one-third of the average

A dangerous time to be a Jew
By Simon Sebag Montefiore - 28 June 13:00

11 September and Iraq have sparked the return to a medieval anti-Semitism in which Blair, Bush and t

Deciding who is really black
By Clare Davidson - 28 June 13:00

Observations on race relations in Brazil

Blow, blow thou winter wind
By Andrew Simms - 28 June 13:00

The planet can no longer sustain our oil addiction. Renewable energies, meanwhile, hold the key to e

America - Andrew Stephen catches Cheney lying
By Andrew Stephen - 28 June 13:00

The 9/11 commission has put Bush and Cheney on the defensive by revealing that many of their claims

NS Interview - Patricia Hewitt
By Patricia Hewitt - 28 June 13:00

One of Blair's most trusted allies says Britain could pull out of Europe if the people vote ''no'' o

John Pilger offers a reading list
By John Pilger - 28 June 13:00

When even Gavin Esler eulogises Ronald Reagan, we're in trouble. Here is a list of books that offer

France's secret dirty wars
By Becky Tinsley - 28 June 13:00

In looking after their interests abroad, the French have overlooked bribery, corruption and even gen

Diary - Bianca Jagger
By Bianca Jagger - 28 June 13:00

As a teenager in Nicaragua, I witnessed the terror unleashed by the US-backed president, Anastasio S

Michael Portillo - Food for thought
By Michael Portillo - 28 June 13:00

Theatre - A compelling play about living life with death all around you. By Michael Portillo

Th

A very good monarch
By Robert Chesshyre - 14 June 13:00

Observations on Ronald Reagan

NS Essay - Is Muslim civilisation set on a fixed course to decline?
By Ziauddin Sardar - 14 June 13:00

Wahhabism, the Saudis' brand of Islam, negates the very idea of evolution in human thought and moral

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