Kudair Abbass was happy to see the US army keeping the peace in Iraq - until troops killed his broth
Only weeks ago, Bush looked unassailable; now General Wesley Clark has emerged as a potential Democr
Baroness Amos has a choice: she can approve public money for the Baku oil pipeline, or she can behav
The world's second-largest population of Muslims has until now resisted the pied pipers of jihad. Bu
Although he is a Eurosceptic, Belgium holds no terrors for Neil Clark. He admires its clean streets,
Inside the Baghdad "bubble", Americans stay optimistic. They should get out more
The president and his deputy contradict each other in public, and the secretary of state despairs of
Nehru: a political life
Judith M Brown <em>Yale University Press, 407pp, £25</em>
Don't believe it - "Swedish euro vote won't change UK policy"
Contrary as always, the philosophers and literati of France have decided that they should stick up f
To the ministers and corporate lobbyists at the WTO summit in Cancun, the suicide of a Korean farmer
John Kampfner reveals for the first time the full story of how Blair committed Britain to invade Ira
Israelis cannot select Mother Teresa as the Palestinian leader. Sharon has to accept reality, argues
Observations on Cancun
With support for Bush slipping because of the Iraq mess, electoral considerations now dictate foreig
While we are allowed to read internal e-mails in Whitehall, we can't see the traffic between Blair and Bush.
Paul Kingsnorth finds Michael Meacher unrepentant, while his green friends fear he has helped their
As you read this, the world's trade ministers meet in Cancun, Mexico, supposedly to hammer out a better deal for the world's poor. Ignore the bromides that will undoubtedly emerge. Ignore any claims of breakthroughs and promises of a new era.
While Syria is accused of being a danger to the world, the Ministry of Defence invites its generals
Observations on Sweden and the Euro
Can Arnold Schwarzenegger really become the next governor of California? Don't write him off: rememb
Even the left, which invested too much ideological hope in South Africa, sees it as a land of crime
Observations on Bosnia
Politicide: Ariel Sharon's war against the Palestinians
Baruch Kimmerling <em>Verso, 240pp, £15</e
When Amin expelled Asians, we treated them as we now treat asylum-seekers
A republic founded on high ideals of liberty becomes a great world power and then drifts into empire
The real action is in Baghdad, not at the Hutton inquiry in London. It is there that the case made for the war in Iraq crumbles by the day.
All of a sudden, the anti-war Howard Dean looks a serious candidate for US president