Observations on Sweden and the Euro
Even the left, which invested too much ideological hope in South Africa, sees it as a land of crime
Observations on Bosnia
Can Arnold Schwarzenegger really become the next governor of California? Don't write him off: rememb
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
Chemical and biological weapons are a red herring. They are banned because they provide low-cost def
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
With the United States spoiling for further fights across the globe and prepared to consider the deployment of 'mini-nukes', investigating foreign policy has become an urgent priority.
In Europe and America, people are considering the "when" rather than the "if" of Blair's eventual de
Policing a collapsed state is a potentially interminable business and to turn to the UN for salvatio
Bush insisted on taking the credit for his "axis of evil" soundbite. But he's less keen on taking re
The White House sets the tone and the media echo a line that celebrates the victimhood of the invaders.
The government was cleared of "sexing up" the September dossier. But did we all miss the obvious?
It was the great lie of the first Gulf war: that flight BA 149 to Kuwait City, from which civilians
At the top of government, there is a sense that, after David Kelly's death, anything can happen. Alm
Observations on the middle east
David Kelly's death is an event waiting for a conspiracy theory, just like the assassination of President Kennedy and the Paris car crash that killed the Princess of Wales.
As the campaign for his re-election gets under way, Boy George is raising so much money that the Dem
I try to discuss a TV show about gay animals with my assistant Paul. He rolls his eyes, probably won
The choice is stark. The Inuit homeland can be a missile defence base or lose its Danish subsidy
Who has written off poor-country debts and now lends to the IMF? Salil Tripathi on an economic mirac
Saddam's regime murdered those it feared, to the very end. Lindsey Hilsum listens to the victims' fa
30 Days: a month at the heart of Blair's war
Peter Stothard <em>HarperCollins, 244pp, £8.99</em>
A Problem from Hell: America and the age of genocide
Samantha Power <em>Flamingo, 656pp, £9.99</em