In victory or in defeat, the military leaders who dominate Israeli politics can’t lose. Read more.
Category: foreign affairs
Hizbullah’s capture of Israeli soldiers provided the excuse for an assault planned for months. Read more.
One man uses gas and oil money to help the poor. The other uses it to buy guns. Guess who gets vilified. Read more.
Why do so few people know about the atrocities of empire? Read more.
Far from challenging the G8’s role in Africa’s poverty, Geldof and Bono are legitimising its power. Read more.
The G8’s debt reduction plan is little better than an extortion racket Read more.
Some people who engage in foreign conflicts are called terrorists. Others are about to be licensed by the government Read more.
Why does no one care that the world’s worst conflict has broken out again? Read more.
Why is Britain using its aid money to persuade South Africa to privatise its public services? Read more.
Africans have good reason to be suspicious of British involvement in their affairs Read more.
Britain’s foreign aid has been used to bankroll a programme for mass starvation Read more.
US policy towards the Middle East is driven by a rarefied form of madness. It’s time we took it seriously. Read more.
Our fairytale version of Rwanda’s genocide has allowed us to overlook the government’s own crimes against humanity Read more.
British foreign aid is being directed to countries willing to sell off their assets to big business Read more.
He made the moral case for war – but backs a dictator who boils prisoners to death Read more.
Why does the right refuse to see that US power has become a threat to our sovereignty? Read more.