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  • Alan Greenspan: A capital city that is made for capital
    Thursday, 26 September 2002

    The ties between the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve were cemented in the 1920s in that extraordinary relationship between Benjamin Strong, the president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank, and Montague Norman, the Bank of England gover...

  • Peter Carrington: Regime change is all very well, but who will replace Saddam?
    Thursday, 26 September 2002

    There is no doubt that Iraq possesses biological and chemical weapons. It may well be that it is a country on the road to possessing nuclear weapons – and the means of delivering them. If it is not at present, then I am quite sure that Saddam Huss...

  • Anita Roddick: How I became a target for America's zealots
    Thursday, 26 September 2002

    Wow. When just before 11 September this year, The Independent asked me to pen a response to the question "What has changed since 11 September 2002?", I had no idea what my musings would cost. I innocently – perhaps naively – wrote about what I th...

  • Al Gore: The United States has squandered the world's goodwill
    Wednesday, 25 September 2002

    One of the points I want to make is that we have an obligation to look at the relationship between our war against terrorism and this proposed war against Iraq. We have a goal of regime change in Iraq; we also have a clear goal of victory in the ...

  • We've seen the evidence. Now go back to the UN and set Iraq a new deadline
    Wednesday, 25 September 2002

    We asked for a dossier on Iraq, we got a dossier on Iraq, and now we ditherers have to decide what to do about it. Starting with whether or not we believe it. Unlike the propaganda pamphlets of old, the dossier does make passing reference to the...

  • Yes, but who are the Liberal Democrats for?
    Wednesday, 25 September 2002

    Two weeks ago, the BBC parliamentary channel showed the 1979 general election programme, Decision 79, exactly as it was transmitted on the day Margaret Thatcher came to power. As a candidate at my own count, I never saw the original show. For 15 ...

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