In victory or in defeat, the military leaders who dominate Israeli politics can’t lose.
Category: foreign affairs
Israel’s Attack Was Premeditated
Hizbullah’s capture of Israeli soldiers provided the excuse for an assault planned for months.
The King of Fairyland
Bush’s view of the Middle East rests on pure fantasy.
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.
How Britain Denies its Holocausts
Why do so few people know about the atrocities of empire?
Bards of the Powerful
Far from challenging the G8’s role in Africa’s poverty, Geldof and Bono are legitimising its power.
Spin, Lies and Corruption
The G8’s debt reduction plan is little better than an extortion racket
Pedigree Dogs of War
Some people who engage in foreign conflicts are called terrorists. Others are about to be licensed by the government
Killing vs Helping
Bush and Blair no longer seem able to see the difference.
A Deadly Reversal
Why does no one care that the world’s worst conflict has broken out again?
Exploitation on Tap
Why is Britain using its aid money to persuade South Africa to privatise its public services?
Africans have good reason to be suspicious of British involvement in their affairs
Empire of Denial
My old housemate has devised a new and terrifying myth of power
This Is What We Paid For
Britain’s foreign aid has been used to bankroll a programme for mass starvation
US policy towards the Middle East is driven by a rarefied form of madness. It’s time we took it seriously.
Our fairytale version of Rwanda’s genocide has allowed us to overlook the government’s own crimes against humanity
On the Edge of Lunacy
British foreign aid is being directed to countries willing to sell off their assets to big business
Tony Blair’s New Friend
He made the moral case for war – but backs a dictator who boils prisoners to death
Why does the right refuse to see that US power has become a threat to our sovereignty?
Blair Trashes Africa
Tony Blair has just ensured that Europe and the US continue to promote famine.