Christina Lamb, training for war, is confronted by too much blood too soon after breakfast
Even the military has turned to the private sector for help - from companies that are guilty of ever
Wars and conflicts have been started for many spurious reasons that, at the time, seemed noble enough but, on reflection, amounted to little more than a diplomatic version of "Is your asylum-seeker looking at my pint?" None, to my knowledge, has been started upon the discovery of 11 empty shell
When it comes to war on Iraq, Clare Short has been portrayed as a dissenter. But she tells John Kamp
The real danger of President Bush's plans for Iraq is that they are based on the belief that evil ca
Australians were on hand even for the Boer war and the Boxer Rebellion. They were involved in more o
John Howard is the mouse that roars for America, whipping his country into war fever.
The Prime Minister's fate is in the hands of Donald Rumsfeld. It is an alarming prospect, but Downing Street strategists know that if the US defence secretary wins the latest battle for the president's ear it could spell disaster. "We think Bush is with us.
Unskilled migrants depress the wages of unskilled natives. But if we allow entry only to the highly
Resist double glazing salesmen, advises Jeff Howell. They can't save us from global warming
In all EU countries, the masses are sceptical about the union. Only in Britain is scepticism shared
As Africa faces the worst humanitarian crisis in decades, westerners have grown cynical and no longe
The fundamentalists have hijacked religion since 11 September; and the secular fundamentalists are a
Two years ago a project set up by the men who now surround George W Bush said what America needed was a "catastrophic and catalysing event".
People like Marianna, a doctor, clean our toilets, sweep our roads, care for our elderly. They shoul
At some point in 2003, barring miracles, there will be war with Iraq. As every day passes, the impossibility of the task facing the UN weapons inspectors - to prove a negative - becomes clearer.
With the world in turmoil, tourists will have to realise that to carry on partying or trying to "fin
The ship sinks, the oil spills, the bandwagon rolls. The environmental lobbyists, sniffing a surge of donations, fall over themselves to predict ecological disaster. Fishermen, sniffing compensation, gaze stonily out to sea, lamenting that all is lost.
Terror on the Tube and plans to invade Iraq are just the beginning. Industrialisation, it was though
Observations on anti-globalisation
The government is trying to alarm you about terrorist attacks just as the weapons inspectors go into
The Foreign Secretary is ready to wage war on tyrants, but blames many of the world's problems on Br
Open World: the truth about globalisation
Philippe Legrain <em>Abacus, 367pp, £12.99</em>
Until recently, the anti-globalisation movement looked set to become the defining new element in pol
David Shayler is being pilloried because he exposed a secret service plot to fund al-Qaeda. Surely,
Adam Sage watches Slobodan Milosevic, on trial in The Hague, frustrate the judge and the prosecuting
Who's afraid of declining population? Only politicians, obsessed with power and prestige. The rest o
Something is stirring among the people. Energy and organisation are far in advance of the 1960s - today's anti-globalisation movement may be the greatest yet.