Europeans see US power as crude brawn brushing aside subtle knowledge. Yet if we play our cards clev
It is not an international crime to possess nuclear weapons. We need new laws to deal with despots w
If you want to know how George W Bush will go about getting international support for war, look at h
The Kurds ought to be one of the left's great causes. But opponents of war, who say Saddam's fall wo
Unknown to the public, this old-fashioned, assiduous civil servant (public school and Oxbridge, natu
Observations on Sweden's election
In Kashmir, it is said, the disputed border runs through every street, every office, every room. Ami
George Bush plans to start pounding those patriotic war drums in time for the mid-term elections in
Nobody should be in any doubt that Saddam Hussein's tyranny bears comparison with the worst of the 20th century.
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.
This Bavarian doesn't wear feathered hats or swill beer. Germany's hard right candidate for chancell
Andrew Stephen, our US editor, watches the leaders of Britain and America at their Camp David summit
Real war has a beginning and an end. Bush's endless "war on terrorism" stops thought and releases th
Observations on Sri Lanka
John Lloyd argues that Iraq should be invaded, but demands that a reasonable account be given of US
Iraq will be the defining issue of Blair's premiership. Has he become like Margaret Thatcher in her
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.
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.
<em>11 September</em> - Hit by financial scandals and a weakening economy, Americans are losing pati
A new American law would stop companies defrauding pensioners. But Blair is lobbying Washington for
<em>11 September</em> - John Pilger finds cause for optimism as the world awakens to the true rapac
The Afghan peasant has a faith that has tunnelled mountains and smashed cities. Can anyone really ho
<em>11 September</em> - The terrorist attacks on America showed the peculiar vulnerability of the mo
The head of the TUC speaks out against war in Iraq and issues a veiled warning to Blair that he face
Observations on the Johannesburg summit
<em>11 September</em> - The attacks prompted a volley of opinion and a wave of emotion. Have the com
In some left-wing quarters, a seductive argument is taking root. If Henry Kissinger, the American military, the Turkish government and the Saudi royal family are all against an invasion of Iraq - to say nothing of our own Max Hastings - must there not be a case in favour of it?
Master of the Senate: the years of Lyndon Johnson, volume 3
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Members of the new Labour cabinet must answer to the charge, laid by Martin Amis, that too many Brit