Afghanistan could hijack Obama's presidency, just as Vietnam hijacked and destroyed LBJ's
Globalisation has been good for gods in the Indian subcontinent. As the region has remade itself, it
After ten years in Beijing, I thought I knew about sandstorms. Every spring the dust blows off the Mongolian steppe and veils the Chinese capital in a murky shroud.
"It's an honour to be working with Ken on a project like this," says the footballer-turned-actor Vinnie Jones.
The Iraq war was a ruinous mistake. The lessons from it have not yet been learned.
On 30 August, the top US military commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, submitted a 66-page assessment of the war to the White House.
Give a man a fish, so the saying goes, and you feed him for a day. Lend him a fishing rod and the profits of his microenterprise will go up by 9 per cent.
As Barack Obama and Gordon Brown prepare to invest extra troops in the latest attempt to defeat the
The theft of West Papua's mineral wealth must end. The province's courageous resistance movement offers hope.
Xiaolu Guo on the voices of a changing country
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,
Last year, after a decade of violence, Maoist rebels drove through the abolition of Nepal’s monarchy
Noordin Top, leader of al-Qaeda in the Malay Archipelago, has been shot dead in Indonesia. But there
China's successful economic policies are specifically Chinese. But they are made up of universal ele
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.
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.
The government has failed to define "victory". Ministers should set a date for withdrawal of British
It is ten years since East Timor’s referendum on freedom from Indonesia – but new film Balibo cuts all government complicity from its story.