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

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

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

World view - Lindsey Hilsum reports on noisy diplomacy in Darfur
By Lindsey Hilsum - 06 September 13:00

In Darfur, both sides play the diplomatic game. The rebels' best suit is the suffering of their peop

Fertile ground for the bad guys
By Michela Wrong - 30 August 13:00

As politicians focus on Darfur, another African conflict threatens open warfare again. And the west'

Vote early, vote often
By Martin Huckerby - 23 August 13:00

Observations on Afghanistan

The decisive battle looms
By David Enders - 23 August 13:00

Observations on Iraq

The warlords of America
By John Pilger - 23 August 13:00

Most of the US's recent wars were launched by Democratic presidents. Why expect better of Kerry? The

The story of four women who trusted Uncle Joe
By Francis Beckett - 16 August 13:00

I wanted to tell the stories of four remarkable British women whose lives were scorched by Stalin's purges. One was shot as a spy; one nearly died as a slave labourer in Kazakhstan; and two saw their husbands taken away to the Gulag and had to spirit their small children out of the country.

World view - Michela Wrong honours an African leader
By Michela Wrong - 16 August 13:00

When war with Ethiopia started anew, a generation of Eritreans realised they'd spent most of their l

America's own goal in Iraq
By Becky Tinsley - 16 August 13:00

The Coalition Provisional Authority failed to establish a structure for peaceful democracy

Where have all the children of the left gone?
By Nick Cohen - 16 August 13:00

Those who used to burn with anger against oppression and were united in fraternity with the vulnerab

The evangelical crusade
By Will Higham - 09 August 13:00

Observations on Sudan

The global trade in muscle
By Andrew Simms - 09 August 13:00

Once, the rich world plundered Africa for mineral wealth. Now, as we shall see at the Olympics, it s

World view - Lindsey Hilsum holds out a slim hope for Dafur
By Lindsey Hilsum - 09 August 13:00

There <em>is </em>something to be done in Darfur. The problem is that we are so addicted to quick-fi

Arafat loses his balance
By Graham Usher - 09 August 13:00

The rebellion in Gaza shows that, when Israel leaves, the most likely result will be a bloody Palest

Labour should raise income tax
By Staff blogger - 09 August 13:00

During its seven years in office, new Labour has transformed the terms of public debate so that poverty and inequality are no longer unmentionables.

Why terrorists love Britain
By Jamie Campbell - 09 August 13:00

Is this country really threatened by violent attack? After talking to potential martyrs, Jamie Campb

On the rampage
By Mark Bearn - 02 August 13:00

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Iraq: the borrow

The Bosnian connection
By Brendan O'Neill - 02 August 13:00

Observations on terrorism. By <strong>Brendan O'Neill</strong>

America - Andrew Stephen hears of Cheney standing down
By Andrew Stephen - 02 August 13:00

Democrats despair of John Kerry's wooden performances, while Washington is rife with rumours that Di

Mark Thomas declines to stock up on baked beans
By Mark Thomas - 02 August 13:00

Anyone who wanders around the house with a government checklist during a terror attack, making sure

Politics - Mark Seddon learns of "stalking horses" against Blair
By Mark Seddon - 02 August 13:00

At least 59 Labour MPs are prepared to push for a leadership election, and two "stalking horses" are

Blair's survival baffles the soldiers
By Stephen Grey - 26 July 13:00

I watched a DVD of Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 (a rather poor-quality pirate copy) in a tent in southern Iraq with the British army. It's all the rage among the troops. "You've got to come and see this," they said.

The decisive moment
By Tom Stoddart - 26 July 13:00

An open-air exhibition of photographs on London's South Bank is attracting more than 2,000 visitors

World view - Lindsey Hilsum on Rwanda and a nude calendar
By Lindsey Hilsum - 26 July 13:00

Eighty per cent of the women and girls who survived the genocide in Rwanda were raped. At least half