International Politics
29 November 2007
Shortly before he died in 1999, King Hussein of Jordan had a long conversation with Avi Shlaim in which he filled the...
Books
13 March 2006
Literature, declares Linda Grant, is not in the business of making statements. Instead it should create ambiguity,...
Books
31 January 2005
We have lived so long with the Israeli-Palestinian crisis that the destruction has begun to be dehumanised into a...
International Politics
18 October 2004
Bluff, perhaps, or double bluff, but the game is dangerous. Iran, while protesting that its aim is to build on its...
International Politics
12 July 2004
A two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict became possible in 1988, the year that Yasser Arafat and the...
World Affairs
12 July 2004
Despite the obstacles, the blocked road to a two-states solution remains the best, and probably the only, way out of...
International Politics
26 April 2004
Is Ariel Sharon's unilateral decision to withdraw from Gaza a turning point or a cul-de-sac? "Historic and courageous...
Politics
19 April 2004
The viciousness of the fighting in Iraq is making its neighbours deeply nervous, whether they are America's allies or...