How America can help the left
By John Lloyd - 30 September 13:00

Europeans see US power as crude brawn brushing aside subtle knowledge. Yet if we play our cards clev

How will it play in the mosques?
By Quentin Letts - 30 September 13:00

Observations on Iraq

Saddam, master of useless spin
By Lindsey Hilsum - 30 September 13:00

Observations on Iraq

Slave to passion
By Julian Evans - 30 September 13:00

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America - Andrew Stephen finds more cock-ups in Florida
By Andrew Stephen - 30 September 13:00

Florida has not lost its knack for turning elections into farces: the latest involved keeping the vo

Here, even doctors are not trusted
By Amitava Kumar - 23 September 13:00

In Kashmir, it is said, the disputed border runs through every street, every office, every room. Ami

America - Andrew Stephen on Kofi Annan, the spoilsport
By Andrew Stephen - 23 September 13:00

George Bush plans to start pounding those patriotic war drums in time for the mid-term elections in

The case for tyrannicide
By Geoffrey Robertson - 23 September 13:00

It is not an international crime to possess nuclear weapons. We need new laws to deal with despots w

John Pilger reveals how the Bushes bribe the world
By John Pilger - 23 September 13:00

If you want to know how George W Bush will go about getting international support for war, look at h

Primitive, illiterate and untutored?
By Nick Cohen - 23 September 13:00

The Kurds ought to be one of the left's great causes. But opponents of war, who say Saddam's fall wo

NS Profile - David Manning
By John Kampfner - 23 September 13:00

Unknown to the public, this old-fashioned, assiduous civil servant (public school and Oxbridge, natu

Triumph without triangulation
By Robert Taylor - 23 September 13:00

Observations on Sweden's election

The case for a just war
By John Lloyd - 16 September 13:00

John Lloyd argues that Iraq should be invaded, but demands that a reasonable account be given of US

Politics - John Kampfner asks if Blair will fall like Thatcher
By John Kampfner - 16 September 13:00

Iraq will be the defining issue of Blair's premiership. Has he become like Margaret Thatcher in her

Will the people of Iraq rise against Saddam?
By Roger Howard - 16 September 13:00

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.

Are they mad?
By Staff blogger - 16 September 13:00

Nobody should be in any doubt that Saddam Hussein's tyranny bears comparison with the worst of the 20th century.

Blair's dilemma: he can't rely on the robots
By Philip Cowley - 16 September 13:00

Will there be a significant rebellion of Labour MPs against a war in Iraq? The conventional wisdom is that there will not, that MPs in general are more sheeplike than ever before.

NS Profile - Edmund Stoiber
By David Lawday - 16 September 13:00

This Bavarian doesn't wear feathered hats or swill beer. Germany's hard right candidate for chancell

Bush and Blair, on a wing and a prayer
By Andrew Stephen - 16 September 13:00

Andrew Stephen, our US editor, watches the leaders of Britain and America at their Camp David summit

How grief turned into humbug
By Susan Sontag - 16 September 13:00

Real war has a beginning and an end. Bush's endless "war on terrorism" stops thought and releases th

Peace talks could see off the IMF
By Neil Clark - 16 September 13:00

Observations on Sri Lanka

NS Interview - John Monks
By John Monks - 09 September 13:00

The head of the TUC speaks out against war in Iraq and issues a veiled warning to Blair that he face

Don't snipe, we're getting there!
By John Prescott - 09 September 13:00

Observations on the Johannesburg summit

Second thoughts
By George Hay and Abbie Fielding-Smith - 09 September 13:00

<em>11 September</em> - The attacks prompted a volley of opinion and a wave of emotion. Have the com

The weakness of governments
By Staff blogger - 09 September 13:00

There were times in history when the issues confronting the World Summit on Sustainable Development, which has just ended in Johannesburg, might have seemed soluble.

The honeymoon is over, Mr Bush
By Andrew Stephen - 09 September 13:00

<em>11 September</em> - Hit by financial scandals and a weakening economy, Americans are losing pati

Let us now praise President Bush
By Nick Cohen - 09 September 13:00

A new American law would stop companies defrauding pensioners. But Blair is lobbying Washington for

When the whirlwind blows
By John Pilger - 09 September 13:00

<em>11 September</em> - John Pilger finds cause for optimism as the world awakens to the true rapac

The crush of civilisations
By John Lloyd - 09 September 13:00

The Afghan peasant has a faith that has tunnelled mountains and smashed cities. Can anyone really ho

In the name of the law
By Robert Cooper - 09 September 13:00

<em>11 September</em> - The terrorist attacks on America showed the peculiar vulnerability of the mo

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