Great sushi, shame about the election
By John Kampfner - 23 February 12:00

John Kampfner in Moscow finds mega malls on the horizon and some of Europe's most fashionable bars a

Mark Thomas fears a US invasion of Wales
By Mark Thomas - 16 February 12:00

If water has become a scarce resource, then the Americans will invade Wales and the PM will defend t

Wings of desire
By Andrew Billen - 16 February 12:00

Television - An anachronistic vision of Reagan-era America fails to convert Andrew Billen

Politics - John Kampfner finds diplomacy is back in fashion
By John Kampfner - 16 February 12:00

A brief era of history is over. Diplomacy, compromise and moral relativism are back in fashion. That

Cry land, cry freedom
By Bryan Rostron - 16 February 12:00

Some lived in Georgian double-storey houses. But during apartheid's heyday, they all had to leave be

NS Profile - Paul Krugman
By Janet Bush - 16 February 12:00

Hailed as the Emile Zola of our time, he has burst from academic obscurity to become Bush's greatest

The movie star and the lapdog
By James B Goodno - 16 February 12:00

Observations on Philippines

Those WMDs - Botox, not war, determines the election
By Andrew Stephen - 09 February 12:00

In the US, the issue of Saddam's non-existent weapons has not caused the ructions it has in Britain.

When it comes to Iraq, journalists who deviate from the script are punished
By John Pilger - 09 February 12:00

The war correspondent James Cameron was smeared as a "dupe of communism". What they meant was: not their dupe.

Astrologers would be as good as the spooks
By Staff blogger - 09 February 12:00

How did they get it so wrong? It is now clear that the British and US governments perpetrated the most monstrous fraud on their peoples when they put the case for war in Iraq. No matter how much Tony Blair twists and turns, the truth was almost the opposite of what he and George Bush stated.

"Traitor" will get a rich retirement
By Ziauddin Sardar - 09 February 12:00

Observations on Pakistan's nuclear scandal

Mark Thomas - finds Indians who won't drink Coke
By Mark Thomas - 02 February 12:00

In India, pressures on the water supply created by a Coca-Cola plant have caused wells to dry up. Is

The Hutton report - How a judge let Blair off
By John Kampfner - 02 February 12:00

To Hutton, there was no case to answer: a grubby journalist had impugned the PM's integrity. But thi

NS Special Report - The hunt for a murderer
By Russ Baker - 26 January 12:00

At Christmas, Bosnian Serbs were thrilled to get a text message greeting from Radovan Karadzic. But

America - Andrew Stephen hears the State of the Union address
By Andrew Stephen - 26 January 12:00

The State of the Union address, the first foray of Election 2004, inevitably ended with God, who Bus

NS Special Report - The conflict the west always ignores
By Lindsey Hilsum - 26 January 12:00

Russian policy in Chechnya is breeding terrorists

NS Special Report - The killing fields
By Robert Skidelsky - 26 January 12:00

Changes in the character of war partially account for the mass murders of the past century. But the

When it's foolish to go scuba diving
By Nic Fleming - 26 January 12:00

Observations on the war on terrorism

NS Special Report - A law that fails to catch Mugabe is pointless
By Peter Tatchell - 26 January 12:00

It's OK to assassinate dictators, but not to prosecute them, finds Peter Tatchell

Why Iowa shouts for John Kerry
By Edward Miliband - 26 January 12:00

Observations on the US primaries

Darcus Howe warns that politics can kill
By Darcus Howe - 19 January 12:00

A tiny Caribbean island has a new leader, aged 31. But how long will he live? Asks Darcus Howe

America - Andrew Stephen has doubts about Howard Dean
By Andrew Stephen - 19 January 12:00

Dean's move from rank outsider to front-runner has been phenomenal. But his confidence can look like

Mark Thomas thanks Hilary Benn for his interest
By Mark Thomas - 19 January 12:00

The first thing that Hilary Benn has done at International Development is to support a democracy-cru

Writers in prison - The other side of paradise
By Joan Smith - 12 January 12:00

Last March, Fidel Castro had 75 Cuban dissidents arrested. Among them were many writers and journali

American terrorist: US has supported and trained perpetrators of violence in Latin America, Africa and Asia
By John Pilger - 12 January 12:00

Forget Hutton. He will not reveal what the US and UK authorities really don't want you to know: the nature and scale of the "coalition" crime in Iraq.

A really bad case of penis envy
By John Carlin - 12 January 12:00

Spain was also a leading part of the war coalition. But to the chagrin of its writers, it has had no

NS Profile - Nicolas Sarkozy
By David Lawday - 05 January 12:00

The son of a Hungarian immigrant, the interior minister has taken France by storm. Can he now push C

Politics - John Kampfner wonders if we will ever join the euro
By John Kampfner - 05 January 12:00

Who would have believed that, after seven years of Labour, we would be no nearer to joining the euro

An immodest proposal
By Maurice Walsh - 05 January 12:00

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