At least 21 people were killed today in a series of bomb blasts across Baghdad. RICHARD LUTZ reports on how this story will never end. And just never should be forgotten.
Reyhana Patel dares to raise the possibility that UK foreign policy may be the real issue that’s ignored when tackling extremism in the UK
The 25th anniversary of the Afghanistan withdrawal announcement by the Soviet Union
The annual Super Bowl is gone. But it summons up images that America wants to ignore, says Richard Lutz
Andy Goff drones on about government hypocrisy and inter-departmental confusion over killing people.
Robin Clarke has been watching the news unfold over the last few days and smells the stink of hypocrisy.
From Richard Lutz Britain says torture is illegal. And continually and stridently has it said that. So there is no way that Tony Blair’s administration has ever kidnapped a man, his wife and his children, forced them onto a dark plane, flown them halfway round the globe, offered them up to a murderous tyrant and…
“Who is responsible for recording and documenting the names of the dead?”, asks NATO Watch director Ian Davis
More drone attack planes for Britain. But what’s behind it, asks Richard Lutz
As British military casualties continue to return from the war in Afghanistan, Wounded – an emotional new play by Jenny Stephens – tells the stories of two soldiers, fighting a century apart
According to its website the British National Party (BNP) is to pay Birmingham a visit on Sunday, October 7th, in its guise as the “British Veterans’ Group”.
The German Marshall Fund has recently released its eleventh Transatlantic Trends survey. It charts US and European public opinion on a range of transatlantic issues, including foreign policy challenges, support for NATO, the economy, and the rise of other world powers.
by Richard Lutz In June 2006, Captain James Phillipson, died while rescuing ambushed colleagues in Helmand Province. He was Britain’s first combat casualty in that bleak part of Afghanistan. Today UK forces are still there, protecting, patrolling and fighting in this benighted patch of earth. And last week, The Ministry of Defence had the…
As the bodies of six UK soldiers are repatriated to Britain, Richard Lutz takes a look at a murderous tragedy where the Afghani dead are forgotten and the alleged killer cast as victim No sooner do they arrest the US soldier who slaughtered 16 Afghanis then the media propaganda war begins. And it isn’t subtle.…
The Royal British Legion are appealing for poppy-selling volunteers.
44 ‘strike sorties’ carried out in Libya on UN Day of Peace
AN EXCLUSIVE REPORT FROM OUR SPORT EDITOR HOWARD ‘BUTCH’ ELSTON
“In the face of failure war leaders never hesitate to invent new aims to justify keeping the war going,” reckons Alan Clawley
Richard Lutz takes his seat at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre for a play about MacBeth …and Afghanistan
One of Britain’s leading charities, Oxfam, has warned that Afghan security forces are not ready to take over the responsibility
Osama bin Laden may have left the building, but it will continue to shake from the tremors he unleashed for a good while yet.
LibDem councillor apologises to Respect Party councillor
Our brains are now overwhelmed by a big old fashioned white out. We think snow, dream snow and live snow.