Long search for the disappeared
By Simon Hooper - 27 October 12:00

Observations on Chile

Twelve ways to reach the top
By Alice O'Keeffe - 27 October 12:00

How Asians scaled the heights of everything from comedy to the Fabian Society by <strong>Alice O'Kee

Inside the bubble
By Robert Skidelsky - 27 October 12:00

The Roaring Nineties: seeds of destruction

Joseph Stiglitz <em>Allen Lane, the Penguin Press, 389p

The Indobrit moment
By Farah Damji - 27 October 12:00

We came, we stayed, we conquered. Farah Damji on the many talents of her optimistic, high-achieving

The bigger picture
By Sukhdev Sandhu - 27 October 12:00

Jeremiads proclaiming the death of cinema are commonplace these days. In fact, writes Sukhdev Sandhu

How Straw defied the US hawks
By Anton La Guardia - 27 October 12:00

The Foreign Secretary has staked his reputation on taming the Iranian mullahs. Anton La Guardia repo

Bravado in Bolivia
By Simon Hooper - 20 October 13:00

The nation Che failed to lead to socialism finally seems to have caught the revolutionary bug

No happy ending for the tribes
By Alice O'Keeffe - 20 October 13:00

Observations on being kidnapped in Columbia by <strong>Alice O'Keeffe</strong>

In the footsteps of Colin Powell
By Salil Tripathi - 20 October 13:00

Observations on race and American politics

Iraq will be Blair's Northern Ireland
By Kevin Toolis - 20 October 13:00

The Prime Minister took Britain out of a futile 30-year war against a tiny but determined terrorist

Mark Thomas advises indebted Iraq to do a runner
By Mark Thomas - 20 October 13:00

Iraq has debts of at least $200bn. Its best bet is to promise to pay up and then do a runner, taking

The man who would be Duce
By Hilary Clarke - 20 October 13:00

The leader of Italy's authoritarian right has turned liberal. A new ally for Blair? By Hilary Clarke

America - Andrew Stephen sees warfare in the White House
By Andrew Stephen - 20 October 13:00

Bush was elected at least partly on the premise that he could assemble a strong team to compensate f

Young authors go beyond the protest mode
By Edward Russell-Walling - 13 October 13:00

New South African writers such as Damon Galgut, nominated for the Booker Prize for The Good Doctor, have been largely ignored by the UK literary establishment.

La dolce vita
By Lilian Pizzichini - 13 October 13:00

Cinema - Lilian Pizzichini discovers sex, murder and all of Italy's history in its film posters

NS Profile - The white South African novelist
By Jason Cowley - 13 October 13:00

Despite a Booker nomination and a Nobel Prize, these writers, unheard in their own land, feel oppres

How America makes terrorists of its allies
By Lutz Kleveman - 13 October 13:00

Kudair Abbass was happy to see the US army keeping the peace in Iraq - until troops killed his broth

The case that alarms health ministers
By Jo Revill - 13 October 13:00

Labour and Tories may argue about the future of the NHS, but the British public is voting with its f

An unperson in Texas
By Michael Lind - 13 October 13:00

Michael Lind on how he and his books were banned from Laura Bush's book festival in his home state

America - Andrew Stephen unravels the CIA-gate saga
By Andrew Stephen - 13 October 13:00

CIA-gate is a complicated saga, but most Americans understand enough to want the appointment of a sp

The mystery of our man in Tashkent
By Nick Cohen - 13 October 13:00

A UK ambassador spoke out against tyranny and infuriated the US. Now he faces disciplinary charges a

Women's rights after the Taliban
By Salil Tripathi - 06 October 13:00

Observations on Afghanistan

I was spied on. What a thrill!
By Gideon Burrows - 06 October 13:00

Observations on the anti-arms trade campaign

America - Andrew Stephen finds the Democrats have a chance
By Andrew Stephen - 06 October 13:00

Only weeks ago, Bush looked unassailable; now General Wesley Clark has emerged as a potential Democr

Mark Thomas gives a baroness an ultimatum
By Mark Thomas - 06 October 13:00

Baroness Amos has a choice: she can approve public money for the Baku oil pipeline, or she can behav

Who the hell are you?
By Jenni Russell - 06 October 13:00

Fly to America and your most intimate details will be filed and passed to the intelligence services.

The rise and fall of the sun. Is the vacuum of leadership that led Japan astray in the 1930s not also the country's central political problem today, asks Bill Emmott
By Bill Emmott - 29 September 13:00

Inventing Japan: from empire to economic miracle (1853-1964)

Ian Buruma <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson,

Women rule in French courts
By Adam Sage - 29 September 13:00

Observations on sex equality

India's time of reckoning
By Pankaj Mishra - 29 September 13:00

The world's second-largest population of Muslims has until now resisted the pied pipers of jihad. Bu

America - Andrew Stephen sees muddle in the white House
By Andrew Stephen - 29 September 13:00

The president and his deputy contradict each other in public, and the secretary of state despairs of

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