Books
21 November 2005
In his early days in Afghanistan, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi used to go by the name of "al-Gharib", or "the Stranger"....
Politics
31 October 2005
Who provided the fighter aircraft and other weapons that the Jews used to carve out a state for themselves in Palestine...
International Politics
03 October 2005
Nobody in London or Washington would admit it, but Tony Blair and George Bush have unwittingly become the biggest...
International Politics
20 June 2005
The red-roofed villas of Neve Deka-lim, erected on pristine sand dunes rolling down to the Mediterranean, could easily...
Books
17 January 2005
Remember the sight of Saddam Hussein's palaces exploding in flames at night? They were recorded by the Arab satellite...
Books
30 August 2004
At a debate in London earlier this year to discuss media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the arguments on...
Books
26 July 2004
There is something outwardly appealing about the title of this book, with its suggestion that the US occupation of Iraq...
Politics
15 December 2003
The other day, I came across an old white baseball cap at the bottom of a drawer. Emblazoned on the front - in Hebrew,...
Politics
27 October 2003
There is an appealing normality about Jack Straw. No sooner had the Foreign Secretary negotiated a crucial deal in...
Books
30 June 2003
If the new American rulers of Baghdad are thinking of emulating General Douglas MacArthur's long years as the US...
Global Issues
26 May 2003
Every few days on a rocky hill outside Hebron, groups of armed Jewish men with skullcaps fight a battle of wills with...