A leader of unrivalled stature?
By Nick Cohen - 22 April 13:00

The more you go into Kissinger's record, the stronger the case for a prosecution. So why is he feted

Let's hear it for the party of Tomorrow Land
By Andrew Stephen - 22 April 13:00

The things people will do in politics.

Who really downed the twin towers?
By Johann Hari - 22 April 13:00

Was 11 September actually the work of the CIA? Why is no plane visible on photos taken seconds befor

A BMW kills six, no questions asked
By John Elliott - 22 April 13:00

India has become ungovernable. But who cares? Good government might threaten the elite. John Elliott

The New Statesman Essay - Who's revolting now?
By Mark Almond - 22 April 13:00

Once, we all knew where we stood on people's uprisings. But as Venezuela shows, you can't trust them

Who does he think he is?
By John Kampfner - 15 April 13:00

<em>Middle East War</em> - Is Blair backing Arafat or Sharon? Or does he just want to please Bush? J

The socialist and the alchemist
By David Lawday - 15 April 13:00

Most French voters can't tell the difference between Jospin and Chirac. Maybe, after the forthcoming

The terrible lesson of Colonel Adams
By Andrew Stephen - 15 April 13:00

As the US pursues a terrorist war, it looks all too likely to repeat the British errors that handed

Why Israel gets an easy ride
By Andrew Stephen - 08 April 13:00

<em>Middle East Crisis</em>

If only I could teach them what I have learnt
By Tim Lambon - 08 April 13:00

<em>Middle East Crisis</em> - Tim Lambon, in the West Bank, watches the Israeli soldiers and sees ch

The end of the affair
By Johann Hari - 08 April 13:00

The Truth of Power: Intellectual Affairs in The Clinton White House

Benjamin R Barber <em>W W Nor

Will the murders ever stop?
By Staff blogger - 08 April 13:00

<em>Middle East Crisis</em>

Eddie George takes over Ukraine
By Mark Almond - 08 April 13:00

A surprising election result in the former Soviet state worries Mark Almond

At last, they're sitting in again
By Helena Smith - 08 April 13:00

In America, campus protest is back - and this time, the campaign is not for faraway peasants, but fo

Now the protesters box clever
By Johann Hari - 01 April 13:00

The anti-globalisation activists have a new idea: to bankrupt the World Bank. Johann Harion why they

The US twists arms in the Middle East
By Dan Plesch - 01 April 13:00

Dan Plesch reveals that, in return for supporting a new Gulf war, Turkey could get Iraqi oilfields

Drug firms thought that refugees would put protecting their children second to the removal of unwanted leg stubble
By Mark Thomas - 01 April 13:00

Fox-hunting is undoubtedly a pursuit that causes pain and suffering; if it weren't, the upper-class and country set would see little point in it. That a fox can be seen as a pest or as vermin does not excuse the celebration of cruelty that accompanies the chase.

Trust no one
By Mick Hume - 01 April 13:00

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

Greg Palast <em>Pluto Press, 211pp, £18.99</em>

ISBN 0745318460

Enter the Red Brigades, the new moral opposition
By John Lloyd - 01 April 13:00

Left-wing terrorism has returned to Italy, arguing that the Berlusconi government deserves criminal

Was Mrs Thatcher right?
By William Gill - 01 April 13:00

William Gill, checking old rumours about the Falklands war, talked to an Argentinian ex-captain. Wha

The skinhead
By Nigel Jones - 25 March 12:00


R J B Bosworth <em>Arnold, 584pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0340731443

America's obsolete weapons
By Paul Isaacs - 25 March 12:00

The Pentagon spends shocking amounts on outdated tanks and aircraft. Why? Because securing votes cou

The New Statesman Essay - The decay of the free market</B>
By John Gray - 25 March 12:00

The IMF and the World Bank carry on as if nothing had changed, but it is already clear that we have

Slobo runs rings round his accusers
By Adam Sage - 25 March 12:00

In his trial in The Hague, Milosevic, applying the old Marxist-Leninist view that politics is a tria

All the news that's fit
By Andrew Stephen - 25 March 12:00

Those F-16s I keep going on about (they really do keep me awake at night, I promise) are going to stop their constant patrolling over seven US cities, which has so far cost half a billion dollars. But they will continue over Washington.

Sorry, Mark, but killing Bush is a joke too far
By Andrew Stephen - 18 March 12:00

I dislike publicly having to take a colleague to task, but I was dismayed a fortnight ago when the New Statesman columnist Mark Thomas called for the killing of President Bush.

So I offered a bounty for killing Bush. If you think I was serious, don't reach for the Basildon Bond - call the police
By Mark Thomas - 18 March 12:00

Readers may have noticed that, in this column two weeks ago, I offered £4,320 to anyone who would assassinate George Bush. These comments were picked up by the American embassy, which telephoned the New Statesman offices to complain and threaten unspecified redress.

Ain't bust, so does it need fixing?
By James Buchan - 18 March 12:00

The arguments for invading Iraq and overthrowing Saddam are moral, not strategic, argues James Bucha

Middle East: no goodies or baddies
By Staff blogger - 18 March 12:00

It is hard to resist taking sides in the Middle East. The atrocities that Hindus and Muslims visit upon each other on the Indian subcontinent or the even more horrific clashes between Hutus and Tutsis in Africa cause us merely to wring our hands.

How the west helps the vote-riggers
By Mark Almond - 11 March 12:00

When an election result in a former communist country is approved by outside observers, we assume it