Politics
13 March 2008
General David Petraeus clapped Sheik Abdul-Sattar al-Rishawi on the shoulder and talked enthusiastically about their...
Global Issues
19 March 2007
It's hard to describe the noise when a whole cabinet of crockery is emptied on to the floor. Even harder not to shout...
International Politics
12 March 2007
There is that moment when the snackering sound of a rifle being cocked makes you pay attention. And three camouflage-...
Politics
01 December 2003
On the highest part of the building's roof, so close to the edge, it looked a very long way down to the sodium glare...
Middle East
01 September 2003
Baghdad's traffic was ever an entertaining experience. If a traffic jam took up the full three lanes, it was not...
International Politics
25 August 2003
The somnambulant address in the afternoon heat of the press conference broke off. The roar of a very big explosion...
International Politics
08 April 2002
It is hard to hold the camera steady when a Merkava tank lets rip with a high-explosive round. In a small street of...
Politics
26 November 2001
The Taliban fighter was lying on the ground beside the tank, his breathing sharp and shallow. Flies festooned his...
Politics
19 November 2001
It just proves you should never say never. It was only when the "Zarbati", or supposedly crack troops, suddenly started...
Politics
12 November 2001
"Take cover! Don't worry about those idiots if they want to kill themselves," shouted Major Danger, pointing at us. His...
Politics
29 October 2001
It's like one of those long-lens Hollywood shots. Sheet-white heat shimmering off the dun-coloured hills. Distant...