The more you go into Kissinger's record, the stronger the case for a prosecution. So why is he feted
The things people will do in politics.
Was 11 September actually the work of the CIA? Why is no plane visible on photos taken seconds befor
India has become ungovernable. But who cares? Good government might threaten the elite. John Elliott
Once, we all knew where we stood on people's uprisings. But as Venezuela shows, you can't trust them
<em>Middle East War</em> - Is Blair backing Arafat or Sharon? Or does he just want to please Bush? J
Most French voters can't tell the difference between Jospin and Chirac. Maybe, after the forthcoming
As the US pursues a terrorist war, it looks all too likely to repeat the British errors that handed
<em>Middle East Crisis</em>
<em>Middle East Crisis</em> - Tim Lambon, in the West Bank, watches the Israeli soldiers and sees ch
The Truth of Power: Intellectual Affairs in The Clinton White House
Benjamin R Barber <em>W W Nor
A surprising election result in the former Soviet state worries Mark Almond
In America, campus protest is back - and this time, the campaign is not for faraway peasants, but fo
The anti-globalisation activists have a new idea: to bankrupt the World Bank. Johann Harion why they
Dan Plesch reveals that, in return for supporting a new Gulf war, Turkey could get Iraqi oilfields
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.
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
Greg Palast <em>Pluto Press, 211pp, £18.99</em>
Left-wing terrorism has returned to Italy, arguing that the Berlusconi government deserves criminal
William Gill, checking old rumours about the Falklands war, talked to an Argentinian ex-captain. Wha
R J B Bosworth <em>Arnold, 584pp, £25</em>
The Pentagon spends shocking amounts on outdated tanks and aircraft. Why? Because securing votes cou
The IMF and the World Bank carry on as if nothing had changed, but it is already clear that we have
In his trial in The Hague, Milosevic, applying the old Marxist-Leninist view that politics is a tria
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.
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.
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.
The arguments for invading Iraq and overthrowing Saddam are moral, not strategic, argues James Bucha
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.