Reflections on history, modernity and revolution
Jeremy Salt exposes the interests that lie behind calls for a strike against Iran.
With empires on the move again, Alison Caddick looks at our prospects for the future.
How can the West resolve the stand-off over nuclear power while preserving its own ways of living and promoting liberty, asks John Hinkson
Simon Cooper The globalised policing of dissent, opposition and difference, as well as terrorism, is creating a culture of perpetual war.
Scott Burchill 'Evidence' for war so far presented is loaded in favour of a pre-determined conflict and panders to a wider need for grotesque self-deception.
Scott Burchill Forget the demonisation of Iraq. Chemical weaponry is the preferred choice of world leaders. It can spread diseases to those who are vulnerable to them, kill in minutes and leave infrastructure and industry untouched.