Mint tea with the terrorists
By Stephen Grey - 11 April 13:00

Under US law, it is an offence to give any "aid or counsel" to groups such as Hamas or Hezbollah. Bu

Blood of innocents on his hands
By Michela Wrong - 11 April 13:00

Pope John Paul II helped keep the continent of Africa disease-ridden, famished and disastrously unde

NS Profile - Middle England
By Joe Moran - 28 March 13:00

This land of Polo mint-suckers and Sunday car-washers, it is said, will decide who wins the election

Inside Islam's ''terror schools''
By William Dalrymple - 28 March 13:00

Madrasas are Islamic colleges accused by the US of incubating terrorism and the attacks of 9/11. Fro

America - Andrew Stephen reveals Gerry Adams's mistake
By Andrew Stephen - 21 March 12:00

Gerry Adams, once lauded as a man with a "delightful laugh", has burned his boats in Washington. Per

John Pilger names the real killers in Columbia
By John Pilger - 21 March 12:00

The UK government finds it convenient to blame Colombia's huge murder rate on the drugs trade. The r

World view - Lindsey Hilsum predicts good times for Arab clerics
By Lindsey Hilsum - 21 March 12:00

Perhaps the Muslim world has to go through a new Islamist phase as the result of democratic change -

To save Africa we must listen to it
By Richard Dowden - 14 March 12:00

Africa special: the big picture - Their fault or our fault? The blame game doesn't help. More import

America - Andrew Stephen fears wine drinkers will beat him up
By Andrew Stephen - 14 March 12:00

The new US ambassador to the UN, who once claimed Cuba was developing germ warfare, believes that th

The new tragedy of the commons
By Camilla Toulmin - 14 March 12:00

Africa special: land -The enclosures are coming as the rich grab land that poor people have farmed f

The future is to follow China
By Moeletsi Mbeki - 14 March 12:00

Africa special: trade - Foreign-owned companies operating in Africa and the rural poor are victims o

America - Andrew Stephen watches Hillary get into gear
By Andrew Stephen - 07 March 12:00

I can now say with some certainty that Hillary Clinton will run for the presidency in 2008 - and my

John Pilger kebabs the Tonier-than-thou club
By John Pilger - 07 March 12:00

Those who regard themselves as commissars of the respectable, moral, liberal class do not convey to

World view - Lindsey Hilsum fills a vacancy in the axis of evil
By Lindsey Hilsum - 07 March 12:00

There is a vacancy in the axis of evil, and the real threat to Syria therefore comes, not from Leban

What Mandy did next
By Barbara Gunnell - 28 February 12:00

Fair trade special - Will the new EU trade commissioner give poor countries a fairer chance to sell

Can free trade be fair trade?
By Martin Vander Weyer - 28 February 12:00

Fair trade special - It's unfair when poor countries can't sell their goods here. It's also unfair t

We are doing the right thing
By Bill Rammell - 21 February 12:00

Observations on Colombia

World view - Lindsey Hilsum warns that old wars can bite back
By Lindsey Hilsum - 21 February 12:00

The murders in Lebanon and Somalia show that wars we thought we could forget are still simmering awa

America - Andrew Stephen now knows what George W knew
By Andrew Stephen - 21 February 12:00

Newly released papers show the extent of the warnings to Bush before 9/11

Condoleezza Rice
By Bonnie Greer - 21 February 12:00

The US Secretary of State is the most powerful black woman since the Queen of Sheba, writes Bonnie G

A reality check on the "Persian menace"
By Ali M Ansari - 14 February 12:00

Iran - Should we fear Iran? Experience has taught its people that war is expensive in both human and

The nuclear fat is in the fire
By James Buchan - 14 February 12:00

Iran - Iran is not some ill-sorted colonial confection like Iraq with 80 years on the clock. This pr

America - Andrew Stephen screams for Howard Dean
By Andrew Stephen - 14 February 12:00

Howard Dean, unlike Clinton and Kerry, doesn't wait for focus groups to tell him what to do - he jus

Middle East: keep US and UK out
By Staff blogger - 14 February 12:00

The most encouraging thing about the latest handshake between the leaders of Israel and Palestine is that it took place on the shores of the Red Sea and not on the White House lawn. There was not an American "mediator" in sight.

US sinners repent
By Tony Grayling - 14 February 12:00

Observations on global warming

Would Condi and Dubbya really start another war?
By Guy Dinmore - 14 February 12:00

Iran - Washington is confused about Iran, with many analysts doubting military action is do-able. Th

Darcus Howe watches monopoly at work in Barbados
By Darcus Howe - 07 February 12:00

How a former UK minister tried but failed to help his multinational bosses

Warlords' threat to secede
By Shiv Malik - 07 February 12:00

Observations on Afghanistan

Politics - John Kampfner on the EU's straight banana factor
By John Kampfner - 07 February 12:00

The task facing pro-Europeans is bleaker than at any other time in Tony Blair's two terms. So risky

How the west dug holes for the poor
By Staff blogger - 07 February 12:00

During the cold war, the developed nations lent willingly to Africa. No worries then about how corrupt dictators might misuse the money or line their own pockets: the US gave millions to the notorious Mobutu regime in Zaire.

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