Diary - Heather Mills McCartney
By Heather Mills McCartney - 13 December 12:00

It struck me - after a girlfriend of mine was held at knifepoint while being stripped of her valuabl

A war president stands at the ready
By Andrew Stephen - 13 December 12:00

In his end-of-year diary, our US editor Andrew Stephen notes a growing Bush personality cult, the pl

World view - Lindsey Hilsum's guide to TV's foreign coverage
By Lindsey Hilsum - 13 December 12:00

How valuable is a report about Fallujah by a correspondent who's sitting in a studio in London? To f

John Pilger reminds us of Kosovo - the model for Blair's war on Iraq
By John Pilger - 13 December 12:00

Kosovo - the site of a genocide that never was - is now a violent "free market" in drugs and prostition. 

The ecstasy of God's dancers
By William Dalrymple - 13 December 12:00

Now more than ever the world needs a gentle, tolerant version of Islam. Sufism is exactly that, but

The devil's in the detail
By Tom Burke - 06 December 12:00

Tom Burke takes a gloomy view of new talks on climate change and calls on Blair to translate ideals

The myth of the malingerer
By Margaret Cook - 29 November 12:00

Observations on Gulf war syndrome

On trial in Guantanamo
By James Ross - 29 November 12:00

Guantanamo Bay in November is rocky, sunny and hot. The military commission is located in the old naval base headquarters, a light-ochre building atop a windswept hill. A badge and a military escort get you through the several checkpoints.

A child is in mortal danger. This man can tell you where he is, but won't talk. What would you do?
By Nick Cohen - 29 November 12:00

Since the 17th century, Britain has been clear that it is wrong even to threaten suspects with tortu

World view - Lindsey Hilsum reports from Fallujah
By Lindsey Hilsum - 29 November 12:00

I do not believe the American claim that they killed more than 1,200 insurgents in Fallujah. Return

Iraq gets special treatment
By Sue Branford - 29 November 12:00

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The new internationalism
By James Purnell - 22 November 12:00

America will be the world's sole superpower for only a few more years. Let's get ready

A nation in search of an identity
By Maureen Freely - 22 November 12:00

Turkey appears to be moving eastwards and westwards at the same time. But is it really possible to i

Back to great grandma's cooking
By Colin Tudge - 22 November 12:00

The answer to obesity is the same as the answer to hunger: traditional food, locally grown

How the US could be left behind
By David Nicholson-Lord - 22 November 12:00

Observations on global warming David Nicholson-Lord

Iraq: without media questioning, the unthinkable becomes normal
By John Pilger - 15 November 12:00

Mainstream media speak as if Fallujah were populated only by foreign "insurgents". In fact, women and children are being killed.

Politics - John Kampfner on the only friend Tony has left
By John Kampfner - 15 November 12:00

Even "new Europe" has now parted from Tony Blair on Iraq. The PM has been reduced to phoning Hungary

The left needs its own moral values
By Staff blogger - 15 November 12:00

The transatlantic divide, it seems, has never been wider. To many Britons, the Americans who voted for George W Bush are as alien as the followers of Iranian ayatollahs.

World view - Lindsey Hilsum watches troops prepare for Fallujah
By Lindsey Hilsum - 08 November 12:00

The wall between the US marines' culture and the Iraqi world is almost impenetrable. The troops cann

NS interview - Geoff Hoon
By John Kampfner - 08 November 12:00

The Defence Secretary denies concern about Iraq is growing in Labour ranks and hints that we should

The rules of successful rebellion
By Kevin Toolis - 08 November 12:00

By historical standards, the Palestinians have waged an ineffective terrorist campaign. But the cost

The great liberal betrayal
By Nick Cohen - 01 November 12:00

The left, in the form of the Stop the War Coalition, has fallen out even with Iraqi comrades who opp

As the election closes in, John Pilger denounces Americanism
By John Pilger - 01 November 12:00

"Anti-Americanism" has long been a pejorative, used to denigrate critics of an imperial system. But criticism of the country's policies is vital.

The unreported children's death
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 01 November 12:00

Observations on the media and Iraq

America - Time to flee a narrow-minded country
By Suzi Parker - 25 October 13:00

For some Americans, there exists only one option if George W Bush is re-elected on 2 November - leave the country.

Old tricks from the hard left
By Paul Kingsnorth - 25 October 13:00

Observations on the European Social Forum

Andrew Billen - Hard to believe
By Andrew Billen - 25 October 13:00

Television - Is the threat of al-Qaeda just a convenient myth? By Andrew Billen

The Power of Ni

America - The European dream
By Lindsey Hilsum - 25 October 13:00

Foreign policy - Hopes that Kerry, with his fluent French, will take a more multilateral approach, a

A timely warning from Cherie
By Francis Beckett - 25 October 13:00

Observations on the British in Iraq (2)

Mark Thomas likes the idea of a Thatcher in jail
By Mark Thomas - 25 October 13:00

Next time you are depressed, summon up the image of Margaret Thatcher perhaps having to visit her so

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