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  • Rowan Williams: Caution isn't the coward's way forward
    Thursday, 12 September 2002

    I find it really difficult to look at the photos of the twin towers dissolving in flame and rubble. They bring back the memory of being, for a while, on the inside of the picture that day in New York, when I was trapped in a neighbouring building...

  • Will a war really liberate these exhausted people?
    Thursday, 12 September 2002

    Now that Tony Blair's campaign to win the British public over to war has begun in earnest, he knows that he must convince on two fronts. First, he must convince us that Saddam Hussein poses a direct threat to our safety. Second, he must convince...

  • Paul Vallely: There is something inadequate about all this public grief
    Thursday, 12 September 2002

    Lucy Thompson spent yesterday by a beach. She and her daughters went swimming. At least that was the plan. They were going to spend the day together as a family, eating some nice food, watching some videos. But videos only; there would be no live...

  • Hope lies in America's voices of dissent
    Wednesday, 11 September 2002

    A year ago today I was in Bogota struggling to write a letter of condolence. The letter was for the American guests of the hotel in which I was staying. The manager said his English wasn't up to the task and he asked if I would help. What on eart...

  • Instead of leadership, we have been offered glib solutions and isolationism
    Wednesday, 11 September 2002

    The planes fly again across the Atlantic and we have survived. One year on, and the West, and its friends have done the easy bit. The organisation behind the 11 September hijackings and mass murders was identified and – in so far as it was possible –...

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