Elections rein in Hindu extremism
By John Elliott - 15 December 12:00

Observations on India

Double standards on human rights?
By Carina Tertsakian - 08 December 12:00

Observations on the Commonwealth summit

Watch out, Tony, you've got a rival!
By Nicholas Woolley - 08 December 12:00

Observations on special relationships

America - Andrew Stephen checks out the Democrat hopefuls
By Andrew Stephen - 08 December 12:00

To the alarm of Clintonistas, Howard Dean and Dick Gephardt are fighting an old-style battle for the

Sugar daddies and revolutions
By Leigh Phillips - 08 December 12:00

Georgia's revolt was something to celebrate. Does it matter that it was funded by a billionaire?

Way out
By Mary Kaldor - 08 December 12:00

The occupation is turning Iraq into a weak, violent state, but we shouldn't just call for a handover

Mark Thomas wonders why we don't like children
By Mark Thomas - 01 December 12:00

In northern Uganda, thousands of children are abducted and subjected to atrocities. Is this another

Russia 1 - Too big? Too cold? Or just ungovernable?
By Helen Womack - 01 December 12:00

Russians go to the polls in a few days. Moscow's super-rich may give the brutal new consumer culture

It's wrong to make Muslims choose
By Staff blogger - 01 December 12:00

The bombers of Istanbul may be alarming, as is the threat that they could next hit a British city. The mindset of British and US leaders, however, is more alarming.

Why we don't give a damn
By George Marshall and Mark Lynas - 01 December 12:00

Once again, world leaders meet to hear of new threats posed by global warming. Once again, they appear unable to act. George Marshall and Mark Lynas explain why.

It's all about oil again
By Tim Lambon - 01 December 12:00

Observations on Georgia

Russia 3 - Why the dragon will outrun the bear
By Nicholas Watt - 01 December 12:00

Ever since he travelled to the Soviet Union and China as a young man nearly 20 years ago, Nicholas W

A little tiff on the tarmac
By Alec Russell - 01 December 12:00

Observations on the special relationship

Russia 2 - "We pretend to vote; they pretend to notice"
By John Kampfner - 01 December 12:00

Vladimir Putin is beginning to mould the new Russia in his own image.

America - Andrew Stephen tries to make sense of Rumsfeld
By Andrew Stephen - 24 November 12:00

Paul Bremer - currently trying to take charge in Baghdad - has a new mission: to hold the lid down o

John Pilger - knows when Bush is lying - his lips move
By John Pilger - 24 November 12:00

Blair and Straw dare to suggest that the millions who have rumbled the Bush gang are simply being "f

The Atlantic divide
By Andrew Hussey - 24 November 12:00

An Alliance at Risk: the United States and Europe since September 11

Laurent Cohen-Tanugi Translat

When good people are not all they seem
By Stephen Grey - 24 November 12:00

They're supposed to be non-governmental. But NGOs often get more cash from government than from dona

The end of the affair
By David Marquand - 24 November 12:00

The special relationship is outdated. Blair deserves the axe for his Iraq follies, but can escape it

Darcus Howe is accused of letting his country down
By Darcus Howe - 17 November 12:00

I tell the truth about violence in Trinidad, and I am accused of letting my country down

A funny sort of democracy
By Neil Clark - 17 November 12:00

Around the world, Washington endorses then deposes rulers. Reporting on Russia, Neil Clark spells ou

Politics - John Kampfner finds Bush's visit a liability
By John Kampfner - 17 November 12:00

Bush's state visit was planned 18 months ago when the president seemed a shoo-in for a second term.

Your tyrant or ours?
By Mark Almond - 17 November 12:00

Around the world, Washington endorses then deposes rulers. Reporting on Georgia, Mark Almond spells

Proud to be anti-American?
By Staff blogger - 17 November 12:00

The charge sheet against the United States is long and damning. It refuses to join efforts to stop global warming and continues to burn a disproportionate share of the planet's fossil fuels.

The new Mongols
By Ziauddin Sardar - 17 November 12:00

Bush in Babylon: the recolonisation of Iraq

Tariq Ali <em>Verso, 214pp, £13 </em>

ISBN 185984583

One man's world
By Noam Chomsky - 17 November 12:00

George Bush's men have made the imperial grand strategy explicit. But the belief that the US is abov

The first lady
By Elaine Showalter - 17 November 12:00

Madam Secretary: a memoir

Madeleine Albright <em>Macmillan, 562pp, £20</em>

ISBN 140503369X

Against the killer robot
By Paul Rowland - 17 November 12:00

Observations on protests

A Janus-faced world
By Robert Skidelsky - 17 November 12:00

The Breaking of Nations: order and chaos in the 21st century

Robert Cooper <em>Atlantic Books, 180

America - Andrew Stephen disconnects the White House
By Andrew Stephen - 10 November 12:00

Continuing US losses in Iraq are tragic but necessary, insists the Bush administration. But behind t

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