03 February 2013 12:00 AM
World View: Ten years after the invasion of Iraq, an incompetent and corrupt government is unable to improve life for most citizens
27 January 2013 12:00 AM
On TV, informed commentators are too often ignored in favour of 'experts' with their own political agendas
20 January 2013 12:00 AM
World View: We must understand the strange alliances in Mali to unravel its complex, conflicting loyalties
16 January 2013 07:36 PM
Attack had the hallmarks of al-Qa'ida in Mesopotamia and is aimed at fuelling tensions
15 January 2013 07:09 PM
The West has portrayed Gulf leaders as natural allies in promoting democratic revolutions
14 January 2013 10:00 PM
The small Islamist groups would find it near impossible to take the whole of Mali
13 January 2013 12:00 AM
World View: Sunni attacks on their Muslim neighbours have left the West with strange bedfellows
10 January 2013 07:23 PM
In his World View column, our correspondent find links between the conflict in Syria today and the Algerian civil war of the 1990s. And below: the ghosts of Abu Ghraib
10 January 2013 06:51 PM
The guerrilla war between the Turkish state and Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) dates back to 1984. The government has often believed itself close to military victory only to see the PKK survive. Its leader, Abdullah Ocalan, has been in a Turkish prison since 1999, but the PKK remains the dominant political force among the Turkish Kurds, who number an estimated 14 million – or 18 per cent of Turkey’s population.
09 January 2013 07:03 PM
Payout to 71 former prisoners is first of its kind from a defence contractor active in Iraq
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