No peace without process
By Jonathan Powell - 09 April 10:18

Tony Blair’s ex-chief of staff, argues that the lessons of Northern Ireland can be applied to Palest

People's protest clogs city
By Anisha Ahmed - 02 April 16:39

Life in London slowed down as hotspots of protests sprang up in different parts of the city

Still fragile and reversible
By David Miliband - 02 April 12:47

The anger and bitterness over the Iraq War remain but at least the country is moving from brutal dic

What G20 countries want
By George Eaton - 30 March 15:48

As the leaders of the world's biggest economies gather in London we look at some of the competing de

The void of understanding
By Philip Gould - 19 March 11:48

“The theme is leadership, but the subtext is betrayal.” <em>Philip Gould</em> on a great pollster’s

Obama’s opportunity
By Donald Macintyre - 19 March 11:48

The Israel-Palestine problem has never been better understood, reports Donald Macintyre, but finding

Violence renewed
By Paul Evans - 13 March 12:46

How the cowardly slaying of two soldiers and a police officer in Northern Ireland has been covered o

Ayatollah Khomeini's funeral
By James Buchan - 12 March 9:28

The funeral of Ayatollah Khomeini was not a tragedy,
writes James Buchan, but a gruesome farce: id

Women on the frontline
By Ramita Navai - 07 March 12:05

Unreported World's Ramita Navai marks international women's day at an Amnesty event about the role o

The whole world in his hands
By Charles Tripp - 05 March 10:49

An account of US dealings with the Middle East exposes
the corruption of presidential office. Barac

‘‘You’re Jewish? You can't be English"
By Rhoda Koenig - 05 March 10:49

As a New Yorker long settled in London, Rhoda Koenig has become increasingly concerned about low-lev

The David Miliband interviews
By Jason Cowley - 20 February 17:30

In extracts from his exclusive interviews with the New Statesman, David Miliband talks about his childhood, the current state of British domestic politics, and his outlook on foreign affairs.

Who's sorry now?
By Peter Wilby - 19 February 12:02

. . . on Tebbit, tokens, transfers and Test pitches

''I never intended to challenge Gordon''
By Jason Cowley - 19 February 12:02

Caricatured as an über-Blairite and criticised for the leadership challenge that never was, David Mi

The man who said no to charity
By Maggie Brown - 29 January 10:35

Observations on the BBC

The people's spirit survives
By Sami Abdel-Shafi - 29 January 10:35

Into the second week of the ceasefire, Gaza is almost exactly as it was before the war.

Macho, macho men
By Rachel Cooke - 29 January 10:35

It's too soon for the gleeful realism of this drama about the invasion of Iraq


Our only hope is to talk
By David Grossman - 29 January 10:35

Israel must speak to the Palestinians: it is the sole strategy by which Israelis themselves will fin

Letter from Gaza
By Zaki Chehab - 29 January 10:35

Death and destruction have been visited on Gaza, but the real target is stronger than ever. Hamas ha

Waltz with who?
By Abigail Fielding-Smith - 29 January 10:35

Observations on censorship

Brent on Obama
By Paul Evans - 26 January 9:36' s weekly tour of the political blogosphere with your guide Paul Evans

No bigots on our march, thanks
By Daniel Trilling - 22 January 9:58

Observations on a protest

A criminal's medal: John Pilger on rewarding Israel
By John Pilger - 22 January 9:58

As deserving as Blair, Howard and Uribe are of the Bush freedom medal, others cry out for a place in history.

The horror comes home
By Martin Bright - 22 January 9:58

In Britain, the assault on Gaza has provided a dangerous rallying point for both the hard left and t

Diary: Lisa Appignanesi
By Lisa Appignanesi - 22 January 9:58

The reading cure and the madness of Big Pharma

Living in the past
By Fatema Ahmed - 22 January 9:58

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The conflict within Hamas
By Edward Platt - 15 January 9:31

The territory's ruling party is by no means united. Until its factions can resolve their differences

Squaring the circle
By Charles Glass - 15 January 9:31

"The war between George W Bush and Osama Bin Laden defeated both of its protagonists," says Gilles K

The children of Gaza
By Jocelyn Hurndall - 13 January 14:02

Five years to the day after her son was killed by an IDF sniper, Jocelyn Hurndall writes on the deat

Searching for Middle East peace
By Jeremy Sare - 12 January 11:16

Jeremy Sare discovers <a href="">Creativity for Peace</a>, an orga