A bunch of cocktail-swilling foreigners
By Andrew Stephen - 21 April 13:00

The United Nations is viewed with contempt in the US and only one role is envisaged for it: as a rub

Unfit for the burdens of empire
By John Gray - 21 April 13:00

An extension of the war would suit Bush nicely because it would distract attention from economic pro

Letter from New York
By Jan Morris - 14 April 13:00

Jan Morris visits Manhattan for the 50th time, and finds it tinged with pathos and closer in spirit

And now, the next American war
By Andrew Stephen - 14 April 13:00

Just when you thought the horizon was cloudless, a new conflict is coming to a head. The Pentagon ha

Washington diary - The strange ingratitude of Eye-raq
By Andrew Stephen - 07 April 13:00

From the realpolitik of CYA (covering your ass) to the DC mayor's advice for Fido, America remains j

The weird men behind George W Bush's war
By Michael Lind - 07 April 13:00

Imagine a new British invasion of Egypt orchestrated by the followers of Ian Paisley, and you will h

Forever free
By John Kampfner - 07 April 13:00

Made in Texas: George W Bush and the southern takeover of American politics

Michael Lind <em>Basic

The foolish hopes of Washington's new Jacobins
By John Gray - 31 March 13:00

America's neoconservatives have the same utopian ambitions as the revolutionaries of 18th-century Fr

The Battle of Decisive Days
By Lindsey Hilsum - 31 March 13:00

Lindsey Hilsum finds Iraqi rulers not at all destabilised, and saying that the Americans are welcome

Panic in the White House
By Andrew Stephen - 31 March 13:00

Americans sat back to enjoy a giant firework display. Then to the dismay of Bush and the Pentagon ha

The great lie of Oirishness
By Philip Kerr - 31 March 13:00

Film - Philip Kerr turns green at the sentimentality and cliches in the latest US Irish movie

Murder in Jamaica
By Decca Aitkenhead - 31 March 13:00

When fear of crime overrides respect for human rights, the results can be lethal

How Blair made a deal with Bush
By John Kampfner - 24 March 12:00

The PM has become a hostage to the US. His future depends on Americans keeping their promises

Dubbya's diplomatic quagmire
By Andrew Stephen - 24 March 12:00

Bush thought he could throw his weight around as he liked in the world. He was amazed to find that 9

Will they ever work together again?
By Lawrence Freedman - 24 March 12:00

Britain and France have a common interest in containing US power. The tragedy of recent weeks is tha

What now?
By John Pilger - 17 March 12:00

Civil disobedience is the sole path left for those who cannot support the Bush-Blair pact of aggress

Life on Mars. Mark Leonard takes issue with the most talked-about book of the year
By Mark Leonard - 17 March 12:00

Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the new

world order

Robert Kagan <em>Atlantic Books,

Unfair to whites? US universities await court verdict
By Megan Hayes - 17 March 12:00

As Britain debates how to get more working-class and state school students into universities, the future of affirmative action in American education hangs in the balance. The University of Michigan's admissions policies are being evaluated by the US Supreme Court.

Is God really an American?
By Andrew Stephen - 17 March 12:00

The Bush problem is not his Christian faith; it's his use of it in aid of secular nationalism

America - Andrew Stephen expects war in days
By Andrew Stephen - 10 March 12:00

The Bush administration has made up its mind: there will be a short, devastating war, after which Am

American soldiers board a plane in Iraq.
10 March 2003: America is no longer invincible
By John Gray - 10 March 12:00

“No invasion can be worse for the Iraqis than what they now suffer.”

The tragedy of Tony Blair
By David Marquand - 10 March 12:00

This PM was the first in 23 years who wanted to put Britain at the heart of Europe. By joining those

A friendly talk with a professor
By Elvira Sklavenitis - 10 March 12:00

Observations on the FBI

"Immature, immoral, vulgar, materialistic . . ."
By Robert Taylor - 03 March 12:00

How Britons viewed Yanks in the 1940s

What has America ever done for us?
By Francis Beckett - 03 March 12:00

Was the US really at Britain's side at her moments of greatest national need - the Second World War,

America - Andrew Stephen exposes a real space shuttle disaster
By Andrew Stephen - 03 March 12:00

It is now emerging that the Columbia space shuttle had serious problems on 20 of its 28 flights, and

The Gallic spanner in the US war works
By David Lawday - 24 February 12:00

France and America are almost alone these days in believing they have a civilising mission in the wo

America - Andrew Stephen experiences total white-out
By Andrew Stephen - 24 February 12:00

After heavy snow and big anti-war protests, Bush has lost PR momentum. So expect him to demand a UN

Too poor to have an accident
By David Millward - 24 February 12:00

David Millward decided that socialised medicine was best after his American mother-in-law crashed he

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