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.
Observations on corporate sponsorship
Bush wants war with Iraq and will use any excuse - like Saddam Hussein has infringed the copyright l
US missiles are the policemen of a global market, just as the Royal Navy was in the 19th century. Ca
Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Argentina: western diplomats warn that these and many other countries
We may, as we are always being told, live in an irresistibly globalised world, where capital and goods (though, it usually turns out, only western goods) must flow freely across national boundaries. Human sympathy flows less freely.
Governments say they are powerless to control big business in an age of electronic dealing and globa
The sea around the southern tip of Italy is full of the skeletons of asylum-seekers. Hilary Clarke r
European leaders want to copy Australia's policy for keeping out asylum-seekers: armed force, mass e
Some of the most senior military leaders echo the questions engraved on the banners of the anti-war
US voters no longer think it unpatriotic to question the wisdom of war on Iraq. Even senior Republic
Observations on Iraq
George Bush plans to start pounding those patriotic war drums in time for the mid-term elections in
It is not an international crime to possess nuclear weapons. We need new laws to deal with despots w
The Kurds ought to be one of the left's great causes. But opponents of war, who say Saddam's fall wo
Iraq will be the defining issue of Blair's premiership. Has he become like Margaret Thatcher in her
Nobody should be in any doubt that Saddam Hussein's tyranny bears comparison with the worst of the 20th century.
John Lloyd argues that Iraq should be invaded, but demands that a reasonable account be given of US
Although American strategists preparing for an attack on Iraq have yielded few clues to their plans, there is little doubt about one assumption they hold.