Torture: Simply the spoils of victory?
By Kevin Toolis - 10 May 13:00

The French in Algeria, the British in Northern Ireland: soldiers have long resorted to abusing and h

Terrorism turns into resistance
By Stephen Grey - 03 May 13:00

Observations on Iraq

Why Iraqis give thanks for Bush
By Orly Halpern - 26 April 13:00

In a country that was once divided, Shias and Sunnis are now as one, praying together for the first

Appeasement: Should we strike a deal?
By John Gray - 26 April 13:00

When Spain announced it would pull its troops out of Iraq, it was accused of rewarding terrorism. Bu

On the defensive
By John Kampfner - 26 April 13:00

The Iraq War

John Keegan <em>Hutchinson, 254pp, £18.99</em>

ISBN 0091800188

America - Andrew Stephen on the mercenaries in Iraq
By Andrew Stephen - 26 April 13:00

The US military now puts machine-guns into the hands of mercenaries, who could hardly have a more "m

The men of war
By Barbara Smith - 26 April 13:00

Barbara Smith judges that the chances for Arab-Israeli peace are as bleak as they have ever been. Ye

Andrew Stephen - Bush relaxes while soldiers die
By Andrew Stephen - 19 April 13:00

Iraq - George W Bush took five days' holiday at his Texas ranch while the rest of America was at wor

Lindsey Hilsum - Each Iraqi is both pro- and anti-war
By Lindsey Hilsum - 19 April 13:00

The pro- and anti-war camps, polarised and strident in the US and Britain, are contained inside the

As the death toll rises, a region holds its breath
By Barbara Smith - 19 April 13:00

Iraq - Jordan fears a backlash against its support of America; Syria worries about economic sanction

Get out now
By John Pilger - 19 April 13:00

Iraq - Invaders have ripped up the fabric of a nation that survived Saddam Hussein. This is a war of

Iraq: how to move on
By Staff blogger - 12 April 13:00

Those who opposed the invasion of Iraq have been proved right in almost every respect. Far from Saddam Hussein being ready to launch WMDs against the west, he had no such weapons.

Is fascism behind the terror?
By Nick Cohen - 12 April 13:00

Islamist extremists believe in a worldwide conspiracy not just of Jews, but also of Freemasons. They

A green land
By Mark Mazower - 05 April 13:00

I Saw Ramallah

Mourid Barghouti, translated by Ahdaf Soueif <em>Bloomsbury, 184pp, £12.99</em>

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The power of martyrdom
By Cristina Odone - 29 March 13:00

The killing of the Hamas spiritual leader gives militant Islam another potent image. But violent dea

The only solution for Palestine
By Staff blogger - 29 March 13:00

Even if Ariel Sharon's men do succeed in eliminating the entire Hamas leadership, the suicide bombings and rocket attacks on Israel will continue and perhaps intensify. No doubt the classic texts of counter-insurgency advise that resistance is best crushed by eliminating its leaders.

Iraq has made the Chancellor timid
By John Kampfner - 22 March 12:00

Brown is moving reluctantly towards Blair's position on income tax: for a third election, pledges of

The return of the Taliban
By Christina Lamb - 22 March 12:00

Liberated women? The chief justice wants to ban women from driving. That's not the only way in which

Tell them it's the sound of freedom
By Stephen Grey - 22 March 12:00

Observations on Iraq

A choice between Saudi and Turkey
By Ziauddin Sardar - 22 March 12:00

Observations on the Muslim world

John Pilger on terror in Palestine
By John Pilger - 22 March 12:00

No front pages in the west mourn victims of the enduring bloodbath in occupied Palestine, the equiva

Has America begun to think again?
By Andrew Stephen - 15 March 12:00

Iraq one year on - Until recently, George W Bush's attempts to play the patriotic card had been succ

Nowhere to go but out
By John Kampfner - 15 March 12:00

Iraq one year on - Blair has given up hope that the war be seen as a triumph. The best prospect now

The war that changed everything
By Staff blogger - 15 March 12:00

To understand how much the Iraq war has changed the world, cast your mind back - not just one year to when the war started, but more than two years to when we first heard of the "axis of evil".

Rule of the death squads
By Stephen Grey - 15 March 12:00

Iraq one year on - The shooting isn't just between occupying forces and guerrillas. The Iraqi Govern

The right exit
By Ken Roth - 15 March 12:00

Iraq one year on - What are the responsibilities of an occupying power in its withdrawal? By Ken Rot

The left shrugs as Baghdad burns
By Nick Cohen - 15 March 12:00

Iraq one year on - Iraq faces a fascist uprising and liberals here should back that country's democr

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