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

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

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

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)

On the road with the Black Watch
By Stephen Grey - 25 October 13:00

Observations on the British in Iraq (1)

America - The loneliness of a liberal US Jew
By Andrew Solomon - 25 October 13:00

Identity - Andrew Solomon thought he had settled on who he wanted to be. Now he finds himself in bad

America - How toxic George hurts his pal Tony
By John Kampfner - 25 October 13:00

The London connection - If Bush falls, Downing Street fears, more damaging details about the UK's r

When more is better
By William Higham - 25 October 13:00

Observations on heroin supply

No longer fooled by the west
By Ali M Ansari - 18 October 13:00

When Britain failed to help liberal Iranians depose their autocratic regime, it lost crucial allies

America's next target
By Barbara Smith - 18 October 13:00

By keeping the rest of the world guessing about its nuclear capacity, Tehran has raised talk of war

Good bomb, good bomb!
By Stephen Grey - 11 October 13:00

Observations on Iraq. By Stephen Grey in Balad

Not welcome in the Holy Land
By Sejal Mandalia - 04 October 13:00

Indian Jews believed Israel was home, but when they got there, they were seen as pariahs

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