The man who would be Duce
By Hilary Clarke - 20 October 13:00

The leader of Italy's authoritarian right has turned liberal. A new ally for Blair? By Hilary Clarke

Bravado in Bolivia
By Simon Hooper - 20 October 13:00

The nation Che failed to lead to socialism finally seems to have caught the revolutionary bug

NS Profile - Hilary Benn
By Andy McSmith - 20 October 13:00

Unlike his father, the new cabinet minister believes not in sweeping political change, but in small,

America - Andrew Stephen sees warfare in the White House
By Andrew Stephen - 20 October 13:00

Bush was elected at least partly on the premise that he could assemble a strong team to compensate f

Iraq will be Blair's Northern Ireland
By Kevin Toolis - 20 October 13:00

The Prime Minister took Britain out of a futile 30-year war against a tiny but determined terrorist

How America makes terrorists of its allies
By Lutz Kleveman - 13 October 13:00

Kudair Abbass was happy to see the US army keeping the peace in Iraq - until troops killed his broth

The mystery of our man in Tashkent
By Nick Cohen - 13 October 13:00

A UK ambassador spoke out against tyranny and infuriated the US. Now he faces disciplinary charges a

America - Andrew Stephen unravels the CIA-gate saga
By Andrew Stephen - 13 October 13:00

CIA-gate is a complicated saga, but most Americans understand enough to want the appointment of a sp

America - Andrew Stephen finds the Democrats have a chance
By Andrew Stephen - 06 October 13:00

Only weeks ago, Bush looked unassailable; now General Wesley Clark has emerged as a potential Democr

Mark Thomas gives a baroness an ultimatum
By Mark Thomas - 06 October 13:00

Baroness Amos has a choice: she can approve public money for the Baku oil pipeline, or she can behav

America - Andrew Stephen sees muddle in the white House
By Andrew Stephen - 29 September 13:00

The president and his deputy contradict each other in public, and the secretary of state despairs of

India's time of reckoning
By Pankaj Mishra - 29 September 13:00

The world's second-largest population of Muslims has until now resisted the pied pipers of jihad. Bu

I want to be ruled from Brussels
By Neil Clark - 29 September 13:00

Although he is a Eurosceptic, Belgium holds no terrors for Neil Clark. He admires its clean streets,

Beyond Castle Bremer's walls
By Peter Beaumont - 29 September 13:00

Inside the Baghdad "bubble", Americans stay optimistic. They should get out more

Charlie Whelan says . . .
By Charlie Whelan - 22 September 13:00

Don't believe it - "Swedish euro vote won't change UK policy"

Now French intellectuals love America
By David Lawday - 22 September 13:00

Contrary as always, the philosophers and literati of France have decided that they should stick up f

Will they ever understand?
By Katharine Ainger - 22 September 13:00

To the ministers and corporate lobbyists at the WTO summit in Cancun, the suicide of a Korean farmer

One man went to war
By John Kampfner - 22 September 13:00

John Kampfner reveals for the first time the full story of how Blair committed Britain to invade Ira

John Pilger wants to put Blair in the dock
By John Pilger - 15 September 13:00

While we are allowed to read internal e-mails in Whitehall, we can't see the traffic between Blair a

A conspiracy too far?
By Paul Kingsnorth - 15 September 13:00

Paul Kingsnorth finds Michael Meacher unrepentant, while his green friends fear he has helped their

Why the world needs social democracy
By Staff blogger - 15 September 13:00

As you read this, the world's trade ministers meet in Cancun, Mexico, supposedly to hammer out a better deal for the world's poor. Ignore the bromides that will undoubtedly emerge. Ignore any claims of breakthroughs and promises of a new era.

There is no alternative to Arafat
By Amos Oz - 15 September 13:00

Israelis cannot select Mother Teresa as the Palestinian leader. Sharon has to accept reality, argues

The peasants beyond the walls
By Katharine Ainger - 15 September 13:00

Observations on Cancun

America - Andrew Stephen on Bush's U-turn
By Andrew Stephen - 15 September 13:00

With support for Bush slipping because of the Iraq mess, electoral considerations now dictate foreig

We sell arms to Saddam's friends
By Gideon Burrows - 08 September 13:00

While Syria is accused of being a danger to the world, the Ministry of Defence invites its generals

An elite in search of a new people
By Tom de Castella - 08 September 13:00

Observations on Sweden and the Euro

Can a bridge calm troubled water?
By Salil Tripathi - 01 September 13:00

Observations on Bosnia

America - Andrew Stephen weighs Arnie's electoral chances
By Andrew Stephen - 01 September 13:00

Can Arnold Schwarzenegger really become the next governor of California? Don't write him off: rememb

Everybody has got it wrong about my country
By Liz McGregor - 01 September 13:00

Even the left, which invested too much ideological hope in South Africa, sees it as a land of crime

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