The tall, ruddy-faced man opened my door and said: "I'm Jim Howard. Where do I start?" So began the
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Somewhere, lying around conquered Iraq, are stocks of mustard gas, nerve gas, anthrax and botulinum toxin, plus numbers of Scud missiles, gas centrifuges for uranium enrichment and mobile biological warfare factories.
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Was Serbia's prime minister murdered because of his politics or his underworld activities?
Rows of grounded airplanes, brand new libraries without any books, millions of lost jobs: the effect
Will the hawks bring about what the US has tried to stop for 50 years: Arab unity? Neil Clark report
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Fortress Malta: an island under siege (1940-1943)
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How Stab Up sang for the magistrate and was rewarded with mercy
Blair, Schroder and Chirac may be at odds on Iraq, but all three want to keep unions down. Can John
The Shia branch of Islam was born in violent death and has suffered from centuries of persecution. T
Observations on holiday trends
Gallery - William Cook discovers an outpost of Iraqi creativity on Fulham High Street
The famed military-industrial complex has won, while the diplomats have lost all clout. John Kampfne
Notwithstanding some anxious mutterings, the issue of whether weapons of mass destruction will now b
T S Eliot wept here, while Thomas Mann wrote a novel about a man with a hacking cough. A good place
Richard Dowden explains why the American forces, which operate like the German army and gear everyth
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Michael Bond reports on how ordinary Israelis and Palestinians, using a special telephone service, h
Observations on India and Pakistan
Why do we hear so little nowadays about Gaddafi? He was once the biggest rogue of all. Annette MacKe
Lindsey Hilsum, in her Baghdad diary of the last days of the war, records how one terror succeeded a
The United Nations is viewed with contempt in the US and only one role is envisaged for it: as a rub
Robin Cook argues that the PM must restore Britain's place in Europe by keeping his distance from Bu