What next? Don't ask Washington
By Andrew Stephen - 31 January 12:00

Iraq elections - The principles of the Bush administration are elastic. The future of Iran and Iraq

An election riven with contradictions
By Lindsey Hilsum - 31 January 12:00

It is supposed to be the Iraqis' chance to decide their destiny, but what if a new Shia-led governme

On the world's most dangerous roads
By Tom Roberts - 31 January 12:00

Iraq elections - Tom Roberts, embedded with US troops for a month, finds their professionalism impre

Only one muted cheer for Iraqi democracy
By Staff blogger - 31 January 12:00

The first democratic elections in Iraq's history ought to be an occasion for celebration, arousing the same emotions as the first such in South Africa.

The Salvador option
By Sue Branford - 31 January 12:00

Iraq elections -

A brief guide to Iraqi democracy
By Laura Barnett - 31 January 12:00

Iraq elections -

The Middle East's Generation X
By Allegra Stratton - 31 January 12:00

Iraq elections - Two-thirds of Arabs are under 25, and they are better educated than ever. History s

A forgotten minority
By Mark Seddon - 24 January 12:00

Observations on Iraq (1)

How the west followed Bin Laden's script
By Staff blogger - 24 January 12:00

The world, it was said, had changed for ever after 11 September 2001. Since 1945, international conflicts had had only a limited effect on western homelands, particularly the American homeland.

Why Abbas is already frozen out
By Daphna Baram - 24 January 12:00

The new Palestinian leader doesn't matter to Israel. The real negotiation is with America

The press unites in ignorance
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 24 January 12:00

Observations on Iraq (2)

A Modest Defence of The President and His Policies of Creative Destruction
By John Gray - 17 January 12:00

Inauguration - John Gray justifies Fallujah and Guantanamo and looks forward to further developments

Shias wait for elections, or war
By Stephen Grey - 01 January 12:00

Observations on Iraq

John Pilger reminds us of Kosovo
By John Pilger - 13 December 12:00

Kosovo - the site of a genocide that never was - is now a violent "free market" in drugs and prostit

The defeat of the pork-eaters
By Daphna Baram - 06 December 12:00

In Israel, Orthodox Jews are not only winning the demographic war against their secular enemies - th

Raw power in the media
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 06 December 12:00

Observations on Iraq (2)

Who counts the dead?
By Michael Williams - 06 December 12:00

Observations on Iraq (1)

Iraq gets special treatment
By Sue Branford - 29 November 12:00

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World view - Lindsey Hilsum reports from Fallujah
By Lindsey Hilsum - 29 November 12:00

I do not believe the American claim that they killed more than 1,200 insurgents in Fallujah. Return

World view - Lindsey Hilsum reports from Fallujah
By Lindsey Hilsum - 22 November 12:00

If the US truly believes that the way to beat the insurgents is to destroy towns, much of central an

The law chief who bowed to Blair
By John Kampfner - 22 November 12:00

EXCLUSIVE: The <em>NS</em> reveals how, on the eve of the Iraq invasion, Tony Blair and George Bush

Iraq: the unthinkable becomes normal
By John Pilger - 15 November 12:00

Mainstream media speak as if Fallujah were populated only by foreign "insurgents". In fact, women an

Politics - John Kampfner on the only friend Tony has left
By John Kampfner - 15 November 12:00

Even "new Europe" has now parted from Tony Blair on Iraq. The PM has been reduced to phoning Hungary

NS interview - Geoff Hoon
By John Kampfner - 08 November 12:00

The Defence Secretary denies concern about Iraq is growing in Labour ranks and hints that we should

Arafat long ago lost his allure among his people
By Graham Usher - 08 November 12:00

On 1 November a 16-year-old Palestinian detonated himself in Tel Aviv. In the bloody annals of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict it was a lesser carnage: three Israelis were killed, and roughly 30 wounded.

The rules of successful rebellion
By Kevin Toolis - 08 November 12:00

By historical standards, the Palestinians have waged an ineffective terrorist campaign. But the cost

World view - Lindsey Hilsum watches troops prepare for Fallujah
By Lindsey Hilsum - 08 November 12:00

The wall between the US marines' culture and the Iraqi world is almost impenetrable. The troops cann

John Pilger denounces Americanism
By John Pilger - 01 November 12:00

"Anti-Americanism" has long been a pejorative, used to denigrate critics of an imperial system. But

The unreported children's death
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 01 November 12:00

Observations on the media and Iraq

A timely warning from Cherie
By Francis Beckett - 25 October 13:00

Observations on the British in Iraq (2)

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