Observations on Iraq
In Lesotho, a multinational has been found guilty of paying bribes. If it loses the appeal, expect a
The Kurds ought to be one of the left's great causes. But opponents of war, who say Saddam's fall wo
Unknown to the public, this old-fashioned, assiduous civil servant (public school and Oxbridge, natu
Even on a small, distant island, gazing at the ocean, Lucy Irvine feels power and arrogance in the a
Observations on Sweden's election
If you want to know how George W Bush will go about getting international support for war, look at how he bribed the world.
In Kashmir, it is said, the disputed border runs through every street, every office, every room. Ami
George Bush plans to start pounding those patriotic war drums in time for the mid-term elections in
It is not an international crime to possess nuclear weapons. We need new laws to deal with despots w
This Bavarian doesn't wear feathered hats or swill beer. Germany's hard right candidate for chancell
Andrew Stephen, our US editor, watches the leaders of Britain and America at their Camp David summit
Real war has a beginning and an end. Bush's endless "war on terrorism" stops thought and releases th
Observations on Sri Lanka
John Lloyd argues that Iraq should be invaded, but demands that a reasonable account be given of US
Why are we using taxpayers' money to arm dictators and to back projects that destroy the environment
Although American strategists preparing for an attack on Iraq have yielded few clues to their plans, there is little doubt about one assumption they hold.
Iraq will be the defining issue of Blair's premiership. Has he become like Margaret Thatcher in her
Will there be a significant rebellion of Labour MPs against a war in Iraq? The conventional wisdom is that there will not, that MPs in general are more sheeplike than ever before.
<em>11 September</em> - A mysterious terrorist. A secret cell of fanatics. An audacious attack on a
Behind the doors of some of America's poshest, and supposedly most socially conscious, homes lies a
<em>11 September</em> - Hit by financial scandals and a weakening economy, Americans are losing pati
A new American law would stop companies defrauding pensioners. But Blair is lobbying Washington for
<em>11 September</em> - The terrorist attacks on America showed the peculiar vulnerability of the mo
The Afghan peasant has a faith that has tunnelled mountains and smashed cities. Can anyone really ho
Observations on the Johannesburg summit
John Pilger finds cause for optimism as the world awakens to the true rapacity of dominant American power.
John Monks, who will next year become the first Englishman to run the European Trade Union Confederation, is not the only British union leader performing on the world stage. More than half the international labour institutions are currently run by Brits.