Get out now
By John Pilger - 19 April 13:00

Iraq - Invaders have ripped up the fabric of a nation that survived Saddam Hussein. This is a war of

Where pink shirts mark out the killers
By Jason Cowley - 19 April 13:00

Jason Cowley travels to Rwanda with Hilary Benn, the International Development Secretary, and finds

The business - Patrick Hosking hears Tollopian echoes in a tunnel
By Patrick Hosking - 19 April 13:00

Even "a drop of som'at hot", which served Anthony Trollope's fictional tycoon so well, may not be en

World view - Michela Wrong notes the failings of diplomats
By Michela Wrong - 12 April 13:00

Diplomats have the same faults as foreign correspondents: they don't get out enough, they socialise

Panic on the beaches
By Peter Walker - 12 April 13:00

Fears that the Maori own New Zealand's seashore by law have rocked the Labour government

America - Andrew Stephen finds liberal talk radio not very funny
By Andrew Stephen - 12 April 13:00

The trouble with the new liberal talk-radio station is that it's not very funny. It's easier for rig

This man has been called Zimbabwe's Che Guevara. Did Mugabe have him murdered?
By Mark Olden - 12 April 13:00

In a divided land, Josiah Tongogara is a hero claimed by both sides. Mark Olden traces an inspiratio

Politics - John Kampfner learns of Tony Blair's nightmare
By John Kampfner - 12 April 13:00

Terrorism, race and asylum have combined to become the most potent mix in modern politics. But Blair

When men have lost their reason
By Colin Tudge - 12 April 13:00

Is the war on terrorism working? A scientific analysis suggests that it is not and that it has succe

Iraq: how to move on
By Staff blogger - 12 April 13:00

Those who opposed the invasion of Iraq have been proved right in almost every respect. Far from Saddam Hussein being ready to launch WMDs against the west, he had no such weapons.

Is fascism behind the terror?
By Nick Cohen - 12 April 13:00

Islamist extremists believe in a worldwide conspiracy not just of Jews, but also of Freemasons. They

A green land
By Mark Mazower - 05 April 13:00

I Saw Ramallah

Mourid Barghouti, translated by Ahdaf Soueif <em>Bloomsbury, 184pp, £12.99</em>

I

John Pilger reveals Australia's role as Bush's sheriff
By John Pilger - 05 April 13:00

Of the token hangers-on who make up the Anglo-American "coalition of the willing", only Australia re

Germany takes its medicine badly
By David Lawday - 05 April 13:00

Tony Blair's problems are nothing to what Chancellor Schroder faces in Berlin. His party loathes him

America - Andrew Stephen sees ass-covering in Washington
By Andrew Stephen - 05 April 13:00

The new game in Washington is CYA - cover your ass. So far, the winner is Richard Clarke, whose expl

A brave new world of Pyrex dishes
By Helen Womack - 05 April 13:00

Russia today is like Britain in the Fifties and Sixties: agog at new washing machines, throwing out

Politics - John Kampfner predicts a delayed general election
By John Kampfner - 05 April 13:00

Tony Blair, insiders say, is considering delaying the election until autumn 2005 or even spring 2006

How to take Islam back to reason
By Ziauddin Sardar - 05 April 13:00

Far from being anti-science, as George Carey suggests, the Koran demands scientific study. Now Musli

Our amazing hypocrisy on immigration
By Staff blogger - 05 April 13:00

The latest tangle over immigration is a telling illustration of new Labour's two greatest weaknesses: its anxiety to please business and its wish simultaneously to placate popular prejudice as expressed mainly by the Daily Mail and the Sun.

Give Blair another chance
By Mark Lynas - 05 April 13:00

Mark Lynas proposes that we should forgive the PM for Iraq if he can redeem himself by embracing a b

William Skidelsky finally appreciates cheese
By William Skidelsky - 29 March 13:00

To develop a gourmet's appreciation of cheese, a trip to the Alps is advised

America - Andrew Stephen fears Kerry has already blown it
By Andrew Stephen - 29 March 13:00

The Bush camp has managed to turn Kerry into a figure of fun before the Democratic candidate has got

MoveOn told to move out
By Simon Hooper - 29 March 13:00

Observations on US censorship

The power of martyrdom
By Cristina Odone - 29 March 13:00

The killing of the Hamas spiritual leader gives militant Islam another potent image. But violent dea

The void of understanding
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 29 March 13:00

Observations on the media and Haiti

The only solution for Palestine
By Staff blogger - 29 March 13:00

Even if Ariel Sharon's men do succeed in eliminating the entire Hamas leadership, the suicide bombings and rocket attacks on Israel will continue and perhaps intensify. No doubt the classic texts of counter-insurgency advise that resistance is best crushed by eliminating its leaders.

A bad model for Iraq
By Helena Smith - 29 March 13:00

Observations on Kosovo

World view - Michela Wrong warns that Tutsis haven't forgotten
By Michela Wrong - 29 March 13:00

We can expect a flood of criticism of Rwanda's leadership since the genocide, and there is much to c

A choice between Saudi and Turkey
By Ziauddin Sardar - 22 March 12:00

Observations on the Muslim world

NS Essay - 'There will never be any other industry that can employ as many people as farming'
By Colin Tudge - 22 March 12:00

By 2050, six billion people will live in cities - as many as now live on the whole earth. At least a

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