The anti-war movement suffered from the dominance of the SWP: its main interest was in recruiting mo
America and Britain have invaded two countries suspected of harbouring and encouraging terrorism, and effected regime change in both, killing many thousands of people in the process.
Giving up the Ghost: a memoir
Hilary Mantel <em>Fourth Estate, 246pp, £16.99</em>
Intelligence Wars: American secret history from Hitler to al-Qaeda
Thomas Powers <em>New York Revi
Observations on the G8 summit
Sars is but the latest epidemic to plague mankind. Syphilis has been around for 500 years, has claimed famous victims, and now threatens a comeback.
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,