The Dance of 17 Lives: the incredible true story of Tibet's 17th Karmapa
Mick Brown <em>Bloomsbury
Stephen Grey uncovers a secret global network of prisons and planes that allows the US to hand over
What the New Statesman and several of its commentators such as John Pilger and Ziauddin Sardar have said for the past two years is now being accepted across the political spectrum.
Plan of Attack
Bob Woodward <em>Simon & Schuster, 467pp, £18.99</em>
Observations on America and the environment
They work longer hours than Dad did, regret not having wives who stay at home, and hate seeing those
When it comes to Africa, our thirst for justice is best not satisfied: let corrupt leaders know that
And so it has come to this. Just over a year ago, President George W Bush, in his premature announcement of victory, stated that "there are no longer torture chambers or rape rooms or mass graves" in Iraq.
Country folk, tradition has it, are in tune with nature. Wrong. They have long shown woeful ignoranc
Kerry has run a woeful campaign so far, failing to counter even when unfairly attacked. After the wo
Landmines kill or maim at least one person every hour and, of the population of Cambodia, one in eve
Blair and co helped to create the hysteria over asylum-seekers. Now they insist the only way to beat
Observations on Bangladesh
The more people are victimised, the less account we take of their witness to torture and abuse
Observations on reinforcements for Iraq
The French in Algeria, the British in Northern Ireland: soldiers have long resorted to abusing and h
Disarming Iraq: the search for weapons of mass destruction
Hans Blix <em>Bloomsbury, 304pp, £16.99
Democracies are not made by written laws which can be exported as a package. They depend on unwritte
George Bush now regards the UN's help in Iraq as vital. But this isn't a real conversion: he wants t
A communist with a string of colourful lovers, Tina Modotti not only photographed the Mexican revolu
Anti-globalisation protests have declined, but May Day isn't finished. It's simply gone back to its
Thousands of people have been killed and a million displaced in Darfur. So why does our government,
A Modern History of Hong Kong (1841-1997)
Steve Tsang <em>I B Tauris, 352pp, £35</em>
The Anatomy of Fascism
Robert O Paxton <em>Allen Lane, the Penguin Press, 336pp, £20</em>
The European Union has always been an elite project. This was so from its earliest postwar beginnings, when the rule of cool, rational technocrats seemed infinitely preferable to the hot-blooded mass movements led by Hitler and Mussolini.
Don't believe it -"Blair gambles on Europe referendum"