International Politics
10 June 2002
The New York art world revives itself periodically by promoting the work of artists from distant locations, from Korea...
International Politics
13 May 2002
I flew into sanctions-closed Baghdad from Amman on a regular flight by Royal Jordanian airways. The plane has been...
Books
06 May 2002
No woman in the higher ranks of the Nazi regime arouses such fascination as Magda Goebbels, wife of Hitler's propaganda...
Culture
08 April 2002
Cuba remains as photogenic today as ever it was more than four decades ago, when bearded guerrillas first came down...
Books
11 March 2002
It is safe to assume that Tony Blair and his myriad spin-doctors and think-tank advisers know little about the history...
Books
28 January 2002
Every couple of months or so, the "old guard" of the Guardian - most of them aged between 60 and 80 - meet at the Gay...
Books
26 November 2001
My father, an architect, visited the Soviet Union in the early 1930s and found interesting new buildings and a world...
Books
12 November 2001
The best theatre in London during the millennium year was the trial at the Law Courts in the Strand, sometimes referred...
Food and Drink
17 September 2001
Wars result in war crimes, almost by definition, and in recent years they have led to an unseemly, if popular,...
Food and Drink
30 July 2001
Holidaying near Hay-on-Wye over the years, I have spent too much time and money in its famous second-hand bookshops,...
Books
23 July 2001
Those fortunate enough to travel through Ian Smith's Rhodesia in the 1970s found themselves entering a time warp, with...
Books
19 March 2001
It's a new century, but we still can't have enough of Adolf Hitler. Even if you followed the reporting of David Irving'...
Books
15 January 2001
There is a growing belief, not least within the ranks of latter-day new Labour missionaries, that appears to favour the...
Culture
02 October 2000
Hitler was never much fun. He had breakfast when other people were ready for lunch, and his personal staff were often...
Society
08 May 2000
Thirty years ago, travelling through Mozambique on my way to Rhodesia, I stopped at the market in Beira to find that...

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