World view - Lindsey Hilsum asks if we should intervene in Sudan
By Lindsey Hilsum - 03 May 13:00

Thousands of people have been killed and a million displaced in Darfur. So why does our government,

We don't trust them an inch
By Kieron O'Hara - 26 April 13:00

Across the democratic world, governing elites are mistrusted, whatever their policies. Blair's decis

The men of war
By Barbara Smith - 26 April 13:00

Barbara Smith judges that the chances for Arab-Israeli peace are as bleak as they have ever been. Ye

America - Andrew Stephen on the mercenaries in Iraq
By Andrew Stephen - 26 April 13:00

The US military now puts machine-guns into the hands of mercenaries, who could hardly have a more "m

Why Iraqis give thanks for Bush
By Orly Halpern - 26 April 13:00

In a country that was once divided, Shias and Sunnis are now as one, praying together for the first

Politics - John Kampfner sees Blair's foreign policy collapse
By John Kampfner - 26 April 13:00

To make the case for Europe, the Prime Minister will have to show foresight and zeal, commodities th

Appeasement: Should we strike a deal?
By John Gray - 26 April 13:00

When Spain announced it would pull its troops out of Iraq, it was accused of rewarding terrorism. Bu

Where pink shirts mark out the killers
By Jason Cowley - 19 April 13:00

Jason Cowley travels to Rwanda with Hilary Benn, the International Development Secretary, and finds

Andrew Stephen - Bush relaxes while soldiers die
By Andrew Stephen - 19 April 13:00

Iraq - George W Bush took five days' holiday at his Texas ranch while the rest of America was at wor

Lindsey Hilsum - Each Iraqi is both pro- and anti-war
By Lindsey Hilsum - 19 April 13:00

The pro- and anti-war camps, polarised and strident in the US and Britain, are contained inside the

As the death toll rises, a region holds its breath
By Barbara Smith - 19 April 13:00

Iraq - Jordan fears a backlash against its support of America; Syria worries about economic sanction

Get out now
By John Pilger - 19 April 13:00

Iraq - Invaders have ripped up the fabric of a nation that survived Saddam Hussein. This is a war of

When men have lost their reason
By Colin Tudge - 12 April 13:00

Is the war on terrorism working? A scientific analysis suggests that it is not and that it has succe

World view - Michela Wrong notes the failings of diplomats
By Michela Wrong - 12 April 13:00

Diplomats have the same faults as foreign correspondents: they don't get out enough, they socialise

Politics - John Kampfner learns of Tony Blair's nightmare
By John Kampfner - 12 April 13:00

Terrorism, race and asylum have combined to become the most potent mix in modern politics. But Blair

Give Blair another chance
By Mark Lynas - 05 April 13:00

Mark Lynas proposes that we should forgive the PM for Iraq if he can redeem himself by embracing a b

The new global elite
By John Prideaux - 05 April 13:00

Forget illegal immigrants. A cosmopolitan class, young, mobile and restless, move from country to co

John Pilger reveals Australia's role as Bush's sheriff
By John Pilger - 05 April 13:00

Of the token hangers-on who make up the Anglo-American "coalition of the willing", only Australia re

Our amazing hypocrisy on immigration
By Staff blogger - 05 April 13:00

The latest tangle over immigration is a telling illustration of new Labour's two greatest weaknesses: its anxiety to please business and its wish simultaneously to placate popular prejudice as expressed mainly by the Daily Mail and the Sun.

How to take Islam back to reason
By Ziauddin Sardar - 05 April 13:00

Far from being anti-science, as George Carey suggests, the Koran demands scientific study. Now Musli

Another week, another tragedy
By Quentin Letts - 29 March 13:00

Observations on prime ministerial condolences

A bad model for Iraq
By Helena Smith - 29 March 13:00

Observations on Kosovo

The void of understanding
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 29 March 13:00

Observations on the media and Haiti

Does Blunkett back the law?
By Corin Redgrave - 22 March 12:00

Observations on Gantanamo

How Prescott can defeat Bin Laden
By Quentin Letts - 22 March 12:00

Observations on counter-terrorism

After Madrid, does urban life have a future?
By Eric Klinenberg - 22 March 12:00

Cities soon bounced back from 9/11 and, despite repeated warnings of terror attacks, are now said to

The truth about Haiti
By Staff blogger - 08 March 12:00

It is not only by bombing and invasion that the George W Bush regime gets rid of governments it doesn't like. It also uses subversion and economic sanctions.

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