Category archives: foreign affairs

The Empire Strikes Back

Imperialism did almost as much harm to the ruling nations as it did to their subject peoples. Read more.

See No Evil

How did genocide denial become a doctrine of the internationalist left? Read more.

Correspondence with Noam Chomsky

This is supporting material for the article See No Evil. Read more.

Genocide Denial: Expert Assessments

This is supporting material for the article See No Evil. Read more.

Blotting Out the Past

This is my reply to a former colonial official denying British atrocities in Kenya Read more.

Dark Hearts

We British have a peculiar ability to blot out our colonial history. Read more.

A Gun to Your Head

Should wider sanctions be imposed on Syria? Read more.

Media Cleanse

How a group which claims to defend human rights turned into an apologist for genocidaires and ethnic cleansers. Read more.

Do As We Say, Not As We Do

My letter to Media Lens over the issue of the massacre at Srebrenica. Read more.

Naming the Genocide Deniers

The right-wing denial of the genocides in Bosnia and Rwanda is bad enough; the new left-wing denial is even worse. Read more.

War With the Ghosts

What are our nuclear weapons for, and who controls them? Read more.

Lost in the System

What has happened to Bush’s secret prisoners? Read more.

Playing in the Rough

Why won’t Gary Player answer my questions about apartheid and evictions? Read more.

The Junta’s Accomplices

If you want to support democracy in Burma, phone Gary Player and the other western businessmen propping up the generals. Read more.

Without Principle

New revelations show that Blair’s government is as corrupt as any of those it criticises. Read more.

In the Company of Wolves

The members of the Council of Europe have agreed to overlook each other’s abuses. Read more.

The Generals’ War

In victory or in defeat, the military leaders who dominate Israeli politics can’t lose. Read more.

Israel’s Attack Was Premeditated

Hizbullah’s capture of Israeli soldiers provided the excuse for an assault planned for months. Read more.

The King of Fairyland

Bush’s view of the Middle East rests on pure fantasy. Read more.

A Well of Hypocrisy

One man uses gas and oil money to help the poor. The other uses it to buy guns. Guess who gets vilified. Read more.