America - Andrew Stephen sees Boy George acting spoiled
By Andrew Stephen - 11 October 13:00

The television debate was live, and for the first time Bush faced criticism in a forum that he could

Michael Portillo - Acts of war
By Michael Portillo - 11 October 13:00

Theatre - David Hare's authentic portrayal of the Iraq debacle. By Michael Portillo

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Good bomb, good bomb!
By Stephen Grey - 11 October 13:00

Observations on Iraq. By Stephen Grey in Balad

Mission impossible?
By Tom Freeman - 11 October 13:00

We can't be sure what the UN's role will be in the future. But, for the organisation to adapt to new

Why we must never tolerate torture
By Staff blogger - 11 October 13:00

Torture and England do not mix well. Uniquely in medieval Europe, English common law forbade the extraction of confessions with torture.

America - Andrew Stephen experiences a Nuremberg rally
By Andrew Stephen - 04 October 13:00

Bush campaign events have all the supplied flags and spontaneity of a Nuremberg rally. But the presi

America's foes prepare for a monetary jihad
By Janet Bush - 04 October 13:00

The US dollar has long been the currency of the oil industry. But members of Opec are contemplating

John Pilger on why we ignored Iraq in the 1990s
By John Pilger - 04 October 13:00

Even before the 2003 war, we were attacking Iraqi civilians with our inhumane economic sanctions. Ye

The NS Interview - Michael Howard
By John Kampfner - 04 October 13:00

The Tory leader says Blair lied about Iraq and argues that Labour's core beliefs make it powerless t

The price of a soldier's boots
By Antonia Feuchtwanger - 04 October 13:00

Observations on the arms industry

Black and gay and hunted
By Peter Tatchell - 04 October 13:00

In Jamaica, lesbians and gays are the victims of violent persecution - often murder. Fuelling this g

Muslim is not a dirty word
By Nick Cohen - 04 October 13:00

When government and the media persist in defining British Muslims by their religion, they turn them

World view - Lindsey Hilsum explains Iraqi's sense of honour
By Lindsey Hilsum - 04 October 13:00

Iraqi women who work or go to university become the target of Islamists - but those who stay in trad

Politics - John Kampfner on Blair's sixth war
By John Kampfner - 27 September 13:00

Blair's announcement of a new war - his sixth in seven years - did not go down well with his guest,

Will the US now attack Tehran?
By Staff blogger - 27 September 13:00

If you think that even George W Bush would not be foolish enough to start a war in Iran, think back to how unlikely an invasion of Iraq seemed three years ago.

Britain must own up to its WMD programme
By Heather Mills McCartney - 27 September 13:00

Every half-hour, someone is killed or maimed by a landmine or unexploded ordnance. Yet a low-tech ca

John Pilger hears Blair echo Mussolini
By John Pilger - 20 September 13:00

The terrorism of groups and individuals, however horrific, is tiny by comparison with that of states

The editors are unrepentant
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 20 September 13:00

Observations on Iraq and the media by <strong>David Cromwell and David Edwards</strong>

We want greener transport
By Tim Yeo - 20 September 13:00

Tim Yeo, Tory environment spokesman, calls for a halt to airport runway expansion, and higher tax on

World view - Lindsey Hilsum defends the cameras in Beslan
By Lindsey Hilsum - 20 September 13:00

Television journalists have been criticised for their coverage of the Beslan atrocity. What should w

Condemnation is a luxury we can afford
By Staff blogger - 13 September 13:00

Are we right, when faced with atrocity, simply to compete in voicing expressions of denunciation and outrage? Do all attempts to understand the motives of the perpetrators, or to reflect on what drove them to act so abominably, risk moral equivalence and compromise our own humanity?

World view - Michela Wrong introduces the Incontinent
By Michela Wrong - 13 September 13:00

Are those who call themselves "war correspondents" really brave? Some are, and I would divide them i

Suppose a new 9/11 hit America . . .
By Ian Bremmer - 13 September 13:00

By Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group and senior fellow at the World Policy Institute

For Allah and the caliphate
By Shiv Malik - 13 September 13:00

Hizb ut-Tahrir, with its millions of Muslim followers, is accused in the US of being a conveyor belt

Special report - A president craves understanding
By John Kampfner - 13 September 13:00

"Would you like it if people who shoot children in the back come to power, anywhere on this planet?"

More voices from the Muslim world
By Natalie Brierley - 13 September 13:00

Interviews via phone and e-mail

Politics - John Kampfner drags politics further into the mire
By John Kampfner - 13 September 13:00

The great and the good denounce journalists for dragging politics into the mire. If only they knew.

Can Islam change?
By Ziauddin Sardar - 13 September 13:00

Beslan and 9/11 are leading millions of Muslims to search their souls. Even clerics now question the

Europe's very own Puerto Rico
By Tom Gallagher - 06 September 13:00

Romania, now set for EU membership, has no proper democracy or market economy. It will be the exploi

How to waste a $15bn opportunity
By Peter Gill - 06 September 13:00

George Bush and Tony Blair have a lot of money to spend on Aids in the developing world - but don't

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