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Could the conflict in Syria lead to world war three?

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Will this conflict in the Middle East lead to world war three?

Protesting outside Chicago Police headquarters, 31 December 1915

The American way of murder: investigating the deaths of children and teenagers in the USA

24 September 2016 9:00 am

Picking a day at random, ‘an unremarkable Saturday in America’, the Guardian journalist Gary Younge identified ten children and teenagers…

The sad, paranoid world of America’s rich right

17 September 2016 9:00 am

Talk about plutocracy and oligarchy has become commonplace in America, as the billionaire class grows ever richer and seemingly more…

Spectator letters: In defence of celebrity head teachers

27 February 2016 9:00 am

In defence of the heads Sir: It is fair for Ysenda Maxtone Graham to criticise heads who garner publicity but…

The wars that really are about the oil

30 August 2014 9:00 am

You can’t understand any of the world’s crises without understanding petropolitics

You can't make friends with Uncle Sam and survive for long

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Can somebody tell me when America last got it right? Uncle Sam’s track record in selecting leaders in faraway places…