Bruce Anderson

Bruce Anderson is a columnist and former political editor of The Spectator

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The world's poor can rejoice at this news

Paul Wolfowitz believes that all mankind is entitled to the same opportunities as now enjoyed by the West

The Chancellor will deploy his Budget-day bravura to transform the electoral landscape

He will want to ensure that Labour MPs are saying, 'Could you imagine Alan Milburn doing that?'

It will be harder to dislodge the IRA from Belfast than the Syrians from Lebanon

Gerry Adams has gone through worse than this before, and he thinks that he has the measure of Tony Blair

The Tories have recovered their nerve and could yet make this a close-run election

Unlike most UK election campaigns, which have had surprisingly little effect on the final result, this year's will matter

From town to countryside, has this land ever felt less at ease with itself?

A metropolitan elite uses the EU, the courts and the BBC to impose values which many others find alien and repulsive

We must learn to appreciate Condi Rice

She was offering the Europeans a partnership, but it is a partnership in an American enterprise

Alastair Campbell's return to politics signals a campaign of dirty tricks and cynicism

Tony Blair will be taking photo-calls with nurses, while his functionaries are pouring shot into the Tory party

It was truly a great day for the Iraqi people, even if the blood of heroes had to spill

Large numbers risked their lives to vote. In so doing they were making a moral statement. They want democracy

Howard is right to raise the asylum issue - but he should have done it a year ago

Our present asylum arrangements predate mass air travel. They don't even make sense in moral terms

The Tories have bigger reasons to be pessimistic than the defection of an MP

To come close to winning, they will need help from their most destructive opponent since Robert Walpole
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