How Britons viewed Yanks in the 1940s
Was the US really at Britain's side at her moments of greatest national need - the Second World War,
Advertising executives know that, for all the power of greed and aspiration, fear is the most effective sales weapon of all. Will I have an impoverished old age if I don't take up this pension scheme? Will I get a reputation for BO if I don't buy this deodorant?
France and America are almost alone these days in believing they have a civilising mission in the wo
Rumours say the rich are on buses to Syria. Others take up arms - but against what exactly?
Nana Yaa Mensah on the end of a great and influential publishing adventure
Observations on dictatorships
Once, refugees were just scroungers. Now, they are also terrorists and plague carriers. As war appro
After heavy snow and big anti-war protests, Bush has lost PR momentum. So expect him to demand a UN
Christina Lamb hears warnings of genocide as Mugabe's ministers talk openly of reducing the populati
"A painful decision," say the supporters of an invasion. But it is not they who will feel the pain.
Observations on human shields
With the protests limited to Hollywood bigmouths such as Barbra Streisand and Sean Penn, no wonder t
London and Washington insist the Iraqi dictator has weapons of mass destruction. If so, war planners
Observations on protest in Europe
Could anybody have imagined, a year ago, that we would now be so close to war with Iraq?
The left opposes the war for the wrong reasons. Bush is not a dumb hick who wants to fight the Iraqi
Lindsey Hilsum finds some curious visitors on the streets of Baghdad
The UN Charter does not justify an invasion
Observations on alternatives to war
Even science fiction no longer tells tales of voyages to other worlds. Travel beyond earth ceased to
It's not true that most Iraqi exiles want a war. Who would want 3,000 missiles raining down on their
Every day, US schoolchildren are reminded that theirs is God's country
Art - Ned Denny enters the strange, invisible world of Chinese landscape paintings
US parents are so ambitious for their children that only Harvard, Yale or Princeton will do. Even th
Which of the six nominated UK cities will become the European Capital of Culture 2008? Jan Morris fi
China's New Rulers: the secret files
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A cabinet minister says it at last: if we truly want security, we must do far more to end misery and