As promised, Labour has legislated for greater controls on arms sales. But there are still plenty of
Theodore Dalrymple advises that we still have more to fear from flu and heart disease than from Sars
Richard Dowden explains why the American forces, which operate like the German army and gear everyth
An extension of the war would suit Bush nicely because it would distract attention from economic pro
Lindsey Hilsum, in her Baghdad diary of the last days of the war, records how one terror succeeded a
The aid agencies fear collateral damage
Only four African countries supported the war, and their leaders all have a taste for invading their
Why do we hear so little nowadays about Gaddafi? He was once the biggest rogue of all. Annette MacKe
John Lloyd, a regular contributor for the past seven years, explains why this paper's anti-war stanc
Just when you thought the horizon was cloudless, a new conflict is coming to a head. The Pentagon ha
How war coverage blanks out the past
Whatever happened to the 16 alleged terrorists that Spain seized in January? Justin Webster reports
They have blown off the limbs of women and the scalps of children. Their victims overwhelm the morgu
As they watch bombs fall upon their homeland, Britain's Iraqi exiles tell May Abdalla, Adrian Cornel
At last there is joy on the streets of Baghdad and, although it is impossible to know what proportion of the Iraqi population unreservedly welcome the invaders, nobody should for a moment regret the demise of Saddam Hussein.
We killed Iraqis? It's so normal, why even discuss it?
How many of those who marched against the war realised that the protest organiser is an apologist fo
Among the sickly donkeys, another war brews
Who is to blame when weapons rain down on shopping centres killing women and children? Paul Moorcraf
Talk about the axis of evil is back with a vengeance, hopes for the Middle East road map are recedin
Iraq indeed turns out to be a faraway country of which we know little. Its people have failed to perform the role allotted to them by Washington and London.
Smallpox: the fight to eradicate a global scourge
David Koplow <em>University of California Press,
What a shock to the men in the war rooms: women no longer cheer them on
When a mobile phone becomes "a terrorist article"
Americans sat back to enjoy a giant firework display. Then to the dismay of Bush and the Pentagon ha
The Balkans are hailed as proof that western intervention improves native lives. Wrong, reports Mark
Dreaming War: blood for oil and the Cheney-Bush junta
Gore Vidal <em>Clairview Books, 208pp, £9.95
It was with dread that I arrived at the Shepherd's Bush Empire on 15 March for One Big No, a concert organised by Stop the War. The reason: Yoko Ono would be appearing at the gig via satellite link-up to offer her support.