I feared deep vein thrombosis during those first two weeks, sitting slumped in my chair for up to si
At the helm
NO Lord Owen
Call up GWBush.com or www.gatt.com, and what you actually get is an activists' website. Johann Hari
Can we imagine a nuclear war? The novelist Philip Kerr returns to an invented scenario that now seem
With each battle cry against Pakistan, India inflicts a wound on herself. As nationalism becomes syn
In Goa, the loner among the hotel guests squats and talks to the boys on the beach reports Cristina
The evidence that the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza live under intolerable conditions, which deserve some comparisons to the conditions suffered by people under colonial overlords or under the South African apartheid system, is overwhelming.
Populist politicians who hold government in contempt and raise the alarm about "outsiders" can be st
The west is finding that there are limits to its tolerance of minorities where their beliefs clash v
Forty years ago, activists, among them Nicolas Walter, found secret government plans for the British
It's not a soft touch welfare system that makes Britain a magnet for immigrants; it's our need for c
In Italy, France, Venezuela, Argentina, the Netherlands, the big issues are being fought through mar
Observations - May Day protests
Joseph Conrad's world, where terrorists plotted to blow up the Royal Observatory, speaks to our own.
May Day was once for the workers; now it's a protest festival for the wealthy and privileged
The more you go into Kissinger's record, the stronger the case for a prosecution. So why is he feted
Was 11 September actually the work of the CIA? Why is no plane visible on photos taken seconds befor
Afghanistan's rulers are waging the wrong drug war
Empire is no longer a dirty word: it is now a respectable debating point among thinkers and politici
As the US pursues a terrorist war, it looks all too likely to repeat the British errors that handed
<em>Middle East War</em> - . . . and other myths flourish among young Muslims in France as the press
I sat down the other night to watch Mai Masri's film Frontiers of Dreams and Fears. It was on videotape; like most of her remarkable work about the Palestinians, ten films in all, it has not been shown in the cinema or on television in this country.
The anti-globalisation activists have a new idea: to bankrupt the World Bank. Johann Harion why they
After more than 17 years, thousands of Indians still suffer from the lethal gases that leaked from a
The IMF and the World Bank carry on as if nothing had changed, but it is already clear that we have
The arguments for invading Iraq and overthrowing Saddam are moral, not strategic, argues James Bucha
It is hard to resist taking sides in the Middle East. The atrocities that Hindus and Muslims visit upon each other on the Indian subcontinent or the even more horrific clashes between Hutus and Tutsis in Africa cause us merely to wring our hands.