Papa's girl sings a new kind of music
By David Lawday - 05 May 13:00

David Lawday meets Marine Le Pen, daughter of Jean-Marie, and hears of her sympathy for France's imm

Treason: a good old British tradition
By Francis Beckett - 05 May 13:00

Should George Galloway be put on trial as a traitor to his country? Should Anthony Blunt have been?

The global backlash
By Paul Kingsnorth - 28 April 13:00

You think you know this story. You don't. In a journey from Soweto to Papua to Mexico, Paul Kingsnor

America - Andrew Stephen asks when Bush will lie again
By Andrew Stephen - 28 April 13:00

Notwithstanding some anxious mutterings, the issue of whether weapons of mass destruction will now b

Hero of the shanty towns
By Grace Livingstone - 28 April 13:00

Grace Livingstone in Venezuela finds that, while the liberal middle class has deserted Chavez, the p

The Pentagon basks in triumph
By John Kampfner - 28 April 13:00

The famed military-industrial complex has won, while the diplomats have lost all clout. John Kampfne

The Brits really are superior
By Richard Dowden - 28 April 13:00

Richard Dowden explains why the American forces, which operate like the German army and gear everyth

Marooned in mid-Atlantic
By Robin Cook - 21 April 13:00

Robin Cook argues that the PM must restore Britain's place in Europe by keeping his distance from Bu

The road to Damascus
By John Kampfner - 21 April 13:00

In Doha, the message is relentless: all of a sudden, the problem is Syria and the man who took tea w

Our strange friends in the south
By Richard Dowden - 21 April 13:00

Only four African countries supported the war, and their leaders all have a taste for invading their

Why the left cannot cheer this liberation
By Staff blogger - 21 April 13:00

On the letters page of this issue (page 36), a reader implores "those on the left to ask themselves why they are waking up every morning to find themselves on the wrong side of liberation struggles across the world".

Now here is a man we can talk to
By Annette MacKenzie - 21 April 13:00

Why do we hear so little nowadays about Gaddafi? He was once the biggest rogue of all. Annette MacKe

A bunch of cocktail-swilling foreigners
By Andrew Stephen - 21 April 13:00

The United Nations is viewed with contempt in the US and only one role is envisaged for it: as a rub

John Pilger on Iraq: a crime against humanity
By John Pilger - 14 April 13:00

They have blown off the limbs of women and the scalps of children. Their victims overwhelm the morgue.

The world watched in horror
By Staff blogger - 14 April 13:00

At last there is joy on the streets of Baghdad and, although it is impossible to know what proportion of the Iraqi population unreservedly welcome the invaders, nobody should for a moment regret the demise of Saddam Hussein.

And now, the next American war
By Andrew Stephen - 14 April 13:00

Just when you thought the horizon was cloudless, a new conflict is coming to a head. The Pentagon ha

The weird men behind George W Bush's war
By Michael Lind - 07 April 13:00

Imagine a new British invasion of Egypt orchestrated by the followers of Ian Paisley, and you will h

We are the chemotherapy
By Staff blogger - 07 April 13:00

Amid all the claims and counter-claims - about whether the war is going according to plan, whether it will take weeks, months or years, whether the Iraqis really want to be liberated - it is easy to forget the true horror of war.

Forever free
By John Kampfner - 07 April 13:00

Made in Texas: George W Bush and the southern takeover of American politics

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Tangled in the neoconservative web
By John Kampfner - 07 April 13:00

Talk about the axis of evil is back with a vengeance, hopes for the Middle East road map are recedin

Washington diary - The strange ingratitude of Eye-raq
By Andrew Stephen - 07 April 13:00

From the realpolitik of CYA (covering your ass) to the DC mayor's advice for Fido, America remains j

Just a few pockets of control
By Christina Lamb - 31 March 13:00

Where were the flowers, or the jubilant cheers? On the road to Basra, Christina Lamb found neither.

Anatomy of a propaganda war
By John Kampfner - 31 March 13:00

John Kampfner, our political editor, explains how Blair is fighting what for him is the true battle:

Panic in the White House
By Andrew Stephen - 31 March 13:00

Americans sat back to enjoy a giant firework display. Then to the dismay of Bush and the Pentagon ha

The return of a forgotten ideology
By James Buchan - 31 March 13:00

The Iraqi resistance has breathed life into the corpse of Arab nationalism. The British and American

How we patronise the Iraqi people
By Staff blogger - 31 March 13:00

Iraq indeed turns out to be a faraway country of which we know little. Its people have failed to perform the role allotted to them by Washington and London.

The foolish hopes of Washington's new Jacobins
By John Gray - 31 March 13:00

America's neoconservatives have the same utopian ambitions as the revolutionaries of 18th-century Fr

How Blair made a deal with Bush
By John Kampfner - 24 March 12:00

The PM has become a hostage to the US. His future depends on Americans keeping their promises

Dubbya's diplomatic quagmire
By Andrew Stephen - 24 March 12:00

Bush thought he could throw his weight around as he liked in the world. He was amazed to find that 9

The wars we should be fighting
By Staff blogger - 24 March 12:00

The arguments have been heard, the speeches made, the resignations proffered (or not, as the case may be) and the mass protests duly ignored.

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