31 July 2014
Letter from Abuja.
01 November 2007
After a long book-signing tour, it's a relief to come to Jeddah, in Saudi Arabia, and do some real work. My deafness,...
20 March 2006
Last Friday was a moderate day in Iraq: the kind of day you don't see any- thing about in the newspapers or on...
25 November 2002
It wasn't exactly a hardship to leave London. Not merely because I was coming to Cape Town, but because everywhere I...
The shame of the nation. John Simpson reported from Belgrade during the Nato raids on Serbia. Two years later he delivers his definitive verdict: Tony Blair was wrong. There was too much suffering
26 March 2001
Two years on, the memory of Nato's 78-day bombing of Serbia and Kosovo in 1999 has become an embarrassment. No one -...
Kosovo - We were suckered. A year after the Nato bombing began in former Yugoslavia, two new books attempt to explain exactly what happened and why the west was wrong. By John Simpson
03 April 2000
A year after the first bombs struck Belgrade, there are, I suspect, fewer and fewer people in the west who would agree...
20 December 1999
It has a definite Stephen Potterish, How-To-Be-One-Up-At-Christmas ring to it: "I'll be in Grozny," you say with a self...
27 September 1999
You can hear it coming from the tone of his voice. He sits in his studio at Broadcasting House, asking the opening...