Can war become the crucible for more progressive alliances, asks Anouar Abdel-Malik
The demise of the UN
Mohamed Sid-Ahmed wonders whether Bush's unilateral decision to go to war has dealt the death blow to the United Nations
Americans as sitting ducks
The imminent US military occupation of Iraq is an invitation to Al-Qa'eda militants. Diaa Rashwan ponders a significant, if little discussed, fallout of invasion
The US has just brushed off its roadmap for Palestine, but somehow made its initiative conditional on the war against Iraq. Azmi Bishara read the map and found its lines rather blurry
Shock and awe showbiz
Despondent and unable to get teary-eyed at the sight of the Star-Spangled Banner, M Shahid Alam proposes a scheme that will persuade Iraqis to enjoy the war against them
The doctrine of Shock and Awe, adopted by the US in its impending invasion of Iraq is inspired by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Sandy Tolan reveals the horror we are about to see
The Israeli connection
Israel's needs lie at the heart of the American/British war on Iraq, writes Mostafa El-Feki
Welcome to Tombstone!
In those days of talk of chemical and biological weapons, Haim Bersheeth remembers an American 'hero' of the past: General Amherst and his smallpox-infested blankets
Baghdad: another Hiroshima?
Hassan Abu-Taleb ponders the horrors of war after making a timely visit to the memorial in Hiroshima
Washington will embark on its military invasion of Iraq with no legal backing, and in the face of massive international opposition...
While Bush, Blair and Aznar met in the Azores to present a final ultimatum to the Security Council, Israeli bulldozers were in the process of crushing a 23- year-old American girl to death as she tried to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian house.
Salama A Salama
Trampling due process
It is usual that national leaders, when they announce war, do so having secured the support of their people...
The West and us
At the present time, with the American-British orientation embodying Western arrogance, it may seem as though the West is an indelible foe -- or, at least, that we have a problematic relationship with the West.