Hug Them Close: Blair, Clinton, Bush and the "special relationship"
Peter Riddell <em>Politico's,
Only a very cruel country would make a drug addict the target of derision, even when the addict happ
The beginning of the religious festival of Advent in America coincides with the biggest and most fre
America has plenty to answer for, but the country itself set the standards by which we habitually ju
It has a democratic president, a moderate social reform programme . . . and rather a lot of oil
To the alarm of Clintonistas, Howard Dean and Dick Gephardt are fighting an old-style battle for the
Jazz - Richard Cook on a young musician making his mark in Chicago
US graduates are eager donors to their old universities. Is this the answer to Britain's funding cri
Oil could make a tiny African country, plagued by poverty and disease, as rich as Kuwait. But a US-b
Observations on special relationships
When Greg Dyke attacked American television's cheerleading coverage of Iraq, how did he manage to keep a straight face?
Observations on the special relationship
It all started with O J Simpson. Now, the 24-hour news channels find that accusations of celebrity c
Cuba, though cash-strapped, provides medical training even for students from the US
Blair and Straw dare to suggest that the millions who have rumbled the Bush gang are simply being "fashionably anti-American".
The special relationship is outdated. Blair deserves the axe for his Iraq follies, but can escape it
Paul Bremer - currently trying to take charge in Baghdad - has a new mission: to hold the lid down o
"Arsey . . . nal," said the cabby as we inched past toll booths on Brooklyn Bridge
The Unmaking of the American Working Class
Reg Theriault <em>New Press, 211pp, £15.95</em>
Around the world, Washington endorses then deposes rulers. Reporting on Georgia, Mark Almond spells
The outsider 1 - America idolises itself above all. That is why a country that has so many strengths
Bill Clinton: an American journey
Nigel Hamilton <em>Century, 784pp, £25</em>
The charge sheet against the United States is long and damning. It refuses to join efforts to stop global warming and continues to burn a disproportionate share of the planet's fossil fuels.
Identity - Benjamin Markovits, once described by a schoolmate as half-American, half-English and hal
George Bush's men have made the imperial grand strategy explicit. But the belief that the US is abov
Cinema - William Cook goes in search of Woody Allen's New York and discovers a European fantasy
The exile - So vicious were the attacks on the feminist Shere Hite that she decided to give up her A
Observations on embarrassed expats
The sitcom Coupling, hailed as the British Friends, has been axed by US TV bosses after just four ep