The anti-war movement has an important case to make. But they know that this money-reward mechanism is surely not strengthening their argument
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Sunday 17 February 2013
Strange drama in a Las Vegas casino misses the jackpot, but its black humour lingers in the mind
Friday 15 February 2013
Filibuster in Senate delays confirmation of unpopular choice of defence secretary
Friday 15 February 2013
There's no doubt the legacy of the war in the UK has been dire, but we must look beyond this insular point of view
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Tories accused of making same mistakes as former PM in Mali
Army veteran who lost all four limbs in Iraq gets two new arms after pioneering double arm transplant surgery
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Surgeons at Baltimore’s John Hopkins Hospital released images of Brendan Marroccoss staggering operation
Monday 28 January 2013
Veterans of the Drip will remember that we flagged up a brilliant piece by the New York Times' David Brooks explaining why Chuck Hagel was chosen for the Pentagon. Brooks argument was simple and persuasive. The huge costs of Obamacare will put intolerable pressure on America's budget. Defence spending will need to be cut. Therefore Obama needed a Republican war veteran as political cover.
Friday 25 January 2013
The Kennedy Room in The Capitol Lounge, a short walk from the US Congress, was rammed full of Democrats who had been swept away by Barack Obama's soaring oratory, as well as buckets-full of strong craft beer.
Sunday 20 January 2013
Tuesday 08 January 2013
This notorious protester deserves a permanent presence in Parliament Square
Thursday 20 December 2012
The favourite to be Obama's Defence Secretary?
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Wednesday 21 November 2012
A shootout over an unpaid gasoline bill in this small but hotly contested town has sent tensions soaring between the Iraqi government in Baghdad and the northern region of Kurdistan, threatening to ignite the Arab-Kurdish conflict that many have long feared.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Stop The War Coalition to stage University College London protest ahead of 'secretive' Tony Blair speech
Monday 12 November 2012
Anti-war campaigners have criticised a leading university over a “secretive” speech being made by former prime minister Tony Blair.
Saturday 10 November 2012
Rather than constant news flashes about the political upheavals in the Middle East – a new photography show at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum gives a refreshing slant on the region’s struggles, all taken by Middle Eastern photographers.
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 2 Russian girl takes her own life after parents find pornography on her computer
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights