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.

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

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

Why you should oppose war in Iraq
By Staff blogger - 02 September 13:00

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?

A monster of colossal power
By Stephen Pollard - 02 September 13:00

Master of the Senate: the years of Lyndon Johnson, volume 3

Robert A Caro <em> Jonathan Cape, 1,1

Show trial: the left in the dock
By John Lloyd - 02 September 13:00

Members of the new Labour cabinet must answer to the charge, laid by Martin Amis, that too many Brit

Mugabe's shortwave resistance
By Edward Russell-Walling - 02 September 13:00

Observations on Zimbabwe

Transatlantic notes - Andrew Stephen clobbers a mugger
By Andrew Stephen - 02 September 13:00

A florist in East Sheen had a sign saying that people could send flowers to Holly and Jessica from t

The great Satan
By Ziauddin Sardar - 26 August 13:00

The Eagle's Shadow: why America fascinates and infuriates the world

Mark Hertsgaard <em>Bloomsbury

Magnum bogus
By Richard Gott - 26 August 13:00

Why is the Foreign Office sponsoring an exhibition of photographs depicting eastern Europe? Richard

NS Profile - Colonel Gaddafi
By Nicholas Pelham - 19 August 13:00

Britain's new friend struts about in fancy dress and throws dollars to the poor. But will the Libyan

Paving the way for the Red Brigades
By John Lloyd - 19 August 13:00

The economy is failing, unemployment is up. No wonder Italians are losing patience with Silvio Berlu

NS Essay - Happy to be handcuffed by the state
By John Gray - 19 August 13:00

Liberals refuse to accept that the greatest threat to freedom comes not from an over-mighty governme

The Wrong War
By Tony Lloyd MP - 12 August 13:00

If they are so sure that an attack on Iraq is warranted, why doesn't our government debate the issue

The business of apartheid
By Bryan Rostron - 12 August 13:00

The role of multinational corporations and banks under South Africa's racist regime is finally comin

Fighting is a last resort
By A C Grayling - 12 August 13:00

Aquinas defined the just war. Few conflicts have ever met his criteria

Doves don't take on hawks and win
By John Kampfner - 12 August 13:00

Is Tony Blair flattering himself that he can rein in George Bush's lust for war? John Kampfner repor

No longer just the bank
By John Kampfner - 05 August 13:00

Europe may have been subsidising the Palestinian Authority, but it has played an insignificant role

Union blues
By Jennifer Szalai - 05 August 13:00

State of the Union: a century of American labor

Nelson Lichtenstein <em>Princeton University, 298p

The secret partition
By Paul Moorcraft - 05 August 13:00

A plan to split Saudi Arabia gives the Saudis the holy sites and us the oil, George Galloway tells P

Finding the real Iraq
By Lindsey Hilsum - 05 August 13:00

In the shadow of their Glorious Leader, Iraqis are struggling with malnutrition and illiteracy. But

Americans see us as subordinates
By John Lloyd - 05 August 13:00

Anti-European feeling is running high in America - among the left as well as the right, as John Lloy