The pro- and anti-war camps, polarised and strident in the US and Britain, are contained inside the
Islamist extremists believe in a worldwide conspiracy not just of Jews, but also of Freemasons. They
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.
I Saw Ramallah
Mourid Barghouti, translated by Ahdaf Soueif <em>Bloomsbury, 184pp, £12.99</em>
The killing of the Hamas spiritual leader gives militant Islam another potent image. But violent dea
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.
Power, Politics and Culture: interviews with Edward W Said
Edited and with an introduction by Gaur
Observations on the Muslim world
Brown is moving reluctantly towards Blair's position on income tax: for a third election, pledges of
Liberated women? The chief justice wants to ban women from driving. That's not the only way in which
No front pages in the west mourn victims of the enduring bloodbath in occupied Palestine, the equivalent of Madrid's horror, week after week.
Iraq one year on - Iraq faces a fascist uprising and liberals here should back that country's democr
Iraq one year on - Until recently, George W Bush's attempts to play the patriotic card had been succ
Iraq one year on - Blair has given up hope that the war be seen as a triumph. The best prospect now
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".
Iraq one year on - The shooting isn't just between occupying forces and guerrillas. The Iraqi Govern
Iraq one year on - What are the responsibilities of an occupying power in its withdrawal? By Ken Rot
The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited
Benny Morris <em>Cambridge University Press
The Attorney General's legal case for invading Iraq last year looks ever more flimsy. Our political
Michael Lind reveals who is really fighting in Iraq: southerners who, unlike the secularised Puritan
How did they get it so wrong? It is now clear that the British and US governments perpetrated the most monstrous fraud on their peoples when they put the case for war in Iraq. No matter how much Tony Blair twists and turns, the truth was almost the opposite of what he and George Bush stated.
To Hutton, there was no case to answer: a grubby journalist had impugned the PM's integrity. But thi
Art - William Cook examines the role of artists in the cultural reconstruction of Iraq
Forget Hutton. He will not reveal what the US and UK authorities really don't want you to know: the nature and scale of the "coalition" crime in Iraq.
Spain was also a leading part of the war coalition. But to the chagrin of its writers, it has had no
The Scott inquiry into "arms to Iraq" was supposed to rock John Major's government - yet not one res
The Wars Against Saddam: taking the hard road to Baghdad
John Simpson <em>Macmillan, 415pp, £20</e
As blood continues to be spilt in the Middle East, peace on earth has never seemed so unachievable.