As Barack Obama and Gordon Brown prepare to invest extra troops in the latest attempt to defeat the
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The tawdry spectacle of Karzai's "re-election" should shame western leaders
There are no good options left for Britain in Afghanistan. Brown should set a date for withdrawal
As the Karzai government succumbs to pressure to rerun elections and ever more coalition troops die,
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For the Afghan villagers blown to pieces in our name, one craven motion at Labour’s conference is too late.
Ed Miliband will need all the political skills he can muster to get a deal in Copenhagen
Sean Carey talks to Peter H Sand about his new book, United States and Britain in Diego Garcia.
The leaders of the coalition are now ignoring allegations of fraud and corruption that they have not
When I think of the Taliban, I think of Tony Soprano and his gang. They are more mafiosi than mujahe
Time is running out in Bangladesh where floods caused by climate change threaten to engulf entire is
The author of the new book The Next 100 Years explains why China poses little threat to US supremacy
The Japanese leader Taro Aso, like his counterpart Gordon Brown, spent a decade coveting the premiership.
Japan and Turkey form an alliance to attack the US. Poland becomes America’s closest ally. Mexico ma
Last month, Unilever's global leader of innovation process development took a public oath in his home village of Nai Nangla that he would dedicate the rest of his life to making the world a better place.
It is ten years since East Timor’s referendum on freedom from Indonesia – but new film Balibo cuts all government complicity from its story.
The government has failed to define "victory". Ministers should set a date for withdrawal of British
Persecuted and oppressed in Burma, Rohingya Muslims are fleeing across the border into Bangladesh. S
When I turned a corner to find a man wearing a black hooded mask, with an AK-47 slung across his chest and grenades strapped around his waist, I was at a bit of a loss as to how to behave.
An full transcript of the New Statesman interview with Brigadier Ed Butler, 5 August 2009, Hammersmi
Mikhail Gorbachev called Afghanistan “our bleeding wound”. Why hasn’t Nato learned from the Soviet U
In 2001, British troops marched into Afghanistan on a mission to combat al-Qaeda and topple the Tali
Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries in the world, yet its potential for growth is staggering. It possesses the resources for robust and sustained development for decades to come.
We were led to believe the war would liberate women, but new laws passed under President Karzai are
Britain should follow Canada's lead and set a date for withdrawal from Afghanistan. It is time we ac