Americans sat back to enjoy a giant firework display. Then to the dismay of Bush and the Pentagon ha
The Iraqi resistance has breathed life into the corpse of Arab nationalism. The British and American
Iraq indeed turns out to be a faraway country of which we know little. Its people have failed to perform the role allotted to them by Washington and London.
The Iraqis can bring about regime change themselves, just as black South Africans did
No invasion can be worse for the Iraqis than what they now suffer.
Support "our boys"? I want UK troops back where they belong, away from the danger of being killed an
The PM has become a hostage to the US. His future depends on Americans keeping their promises
Saladin was the good enemy. Appropriated by Saddam Hussein, the knightly sultan has become an emblem
The US administration disdains traditional diplomacy, but the PM persuaded George Bush to let him gi
Out there in the Gulf, our boys can't phone either their lawyers or their therapists
When the bombs start to fall how will pro- (and anti-) war organisations respond? A guide to who wil
There is nothing to lose but the chains of political correctness. Neil Clark, unashamedly old Labour
The temptation for those who have always opposed war in Iraq is to hope that when the bombing starts - as it must very soon - it all goes badly wrong.
Lindsey Hilsum in Baghdad awaits 3,000 cruise missiles and the latest invention, microwave bombs
Civil disobedience is the sole path left for those who cannot support the Bush-Blair pact of aggression.
The debate on Iraq is being played out against a background of macho posturing
The Bush administration has made up its mind: there will be a short, devastating war, after which Am
When Saddam hanged a British journalist in 1990, MI5 had the journalist smeared in the Sun - Blair said nothing. When James Kelly flew to Baghdad: the same.
Rumours say the rich are on buses to Syria. Others take up arms - but against what exactly?
Observations on human shields
"A painful decision," say the supporters of an invasion. But it is not they who will feel the pain.
London and Washington insist the Iraqi dictator has weapons of mass destruction. If so, war planners
The UN Charter does not justify an invasion
The left opposes the war for the wrong reasons. Bush is not a dumb hick who wants to fight the Iraqi
Lindsey Hilsum finds some curious visitors on the streets of Baghdad
Observations on alternatives to war
It's not true that most Iraqi exiles want a war. Who would want 3,000 missiles raining down on their
The lineage of the paper's great editor David Astor is undermined by its negligence today.
Edward Said: criticism and society
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