International Politics
03 April 2008
As Hillary and Obama slug it out in the Democratic primaries, wits in Beirut have been remarking that the United States...
Society
09 April 2007
What with a special commission investigating last summer's disastrous conflict with Hezbollah, you'd think the Israeli...
Human Rights
26 June 2006
The Attorney General, Lord Goldsmith, attracted some rare sympathetic coverage last month when he visited Israel to...
International Politics
24 October 2005
The international commission investigating the murder of the former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri was widely...
Books
20 January 2003
W B Yeats wrote, when asked for a war poem in 1914: "I think it better that in times like these/A poet keep his mouth...
Books
23 September 2002
Jon McGregor's first novel - a surprise inclusion on the Booker Prize longlist - is at once an irritating and a moving...
Human Rights
16 September 2002
Memorials are inevitably political. What is selected as worthy of remembrance, what is emphasised, dictates the...
Ideas
19 August 2002
Antony Beevor's war tomes Stalingrad and Berlin have been selling like Elastoplast at Agincourt. David Starkey earned £...