World Affairs
30 January 2013
Did he bring hope to a continent?
Books
24 October 2011
Empire: What Ruling the World Did to the British Jeremy PaxmanViking, 368pp, £25Jeremy Paxman's Empire is a...
Books
13 August 2009
The US in Vietnam
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23 April 2009
The name of Friedrich Engels was once famous throughout the world, given to towns and streets, and to ships and railway...
Culture
07 August 2006
Promoters and practitioners of contemporary art have congratulated themselves in recent years on securing public...
Human Rights
19 June 2006
Last week's revelation about the CIA's private knowledge of the postwar whereabouts of Adolf Eichmann - about which...
Books
19 June 2006
Not so long ago, in the years between 1941 and 1945, Britain and Stalin's Soviet Union were united in a popular...
Books
23 January 2006
It was suggested over Christmas that Adolf Hitler gets too much attention in schools, and that history teaching might...
UK Politics
13 June 2005
Several entangled traditions of political protest will be celebrated in Scotland in the first week of July, when...
Books
23 May 2005
A splendid cartoon by Philip Zec, published in the Daily Mirror on 11 October 1940, showed Marshal Petain waving his...
Books
21 March 2005
We have become so accustomed to artists work-ing with almost anything, from male urinals to unmade beds (a development...
Books
07 February 2005
The banished "leper" was once a frightening figure, a spectre conjured up in childhood, the legacy of empire and...
Books
18 October 2004
Visiting Tbilisi long years ago, I asked confidently if I could see the bank in Yerevan Square that was robbed by...
World Affairs
13 September 2004
The radical government of Hugo Chavez won a notable victory in the referendum held in August, but it continues to...
Books
12 July 2004
Somewhere, in the ever-popular "parallel lives" genre, a study of Franklin D Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler surely must...

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