We often think we can read someone’s personality from their gait – but while many of those assumptions are wrong, your walk may nevertheless reveal the one thing you are trying to hide. If you saw a man
Before calling others “fantastically corrupt”, Britain must remember its own bloody, colonial history
The recent debacle of David Cameron’s filmed condemnation of Nigerian and Afghan corruption and the Queen’s remark on Chinese officials’ rudeness highlights the persistence of imperial thinking in Britain.
Nearly 83 years ago this month, Hitler secretly began rearming the Nazis in violation of the Treaty of Versailles. In 1934, Hitler told Nazi military leaders that 1942 was the target year for going to
Assume that the hawks get their way -- that the United States does whatever it takes militarily to confront and destroy ISIS. Then what? Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Assume that the hawks get their
What if the U.S. had not invaded Iraq in 2003? How would things be different in the Middle East today? Was Iraq, in the words of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, the "worst foreign policy blunder"
So much worse than Auschwitz: “People not very different from us murdered other people not very different from us at close
In the history of the Holocaust, Auschwitz was a place where the third technique of mass killing was developed, third in chronological order and also third in significance. The most important technique,
We are at war with an imaginary Islam: Lies, propaganda and the real story of America and the Muslim world |
U.S. material support for all the usual instruments of repression enabled the Saudi royals to impose themselves on “their” people, despite Islam’s deeply rooted antipathy to monarchy. It also allowed interpretation
Increased Russian support for Assad regime "will complicate search for peace" say Nato leaders The West rounded on Russia last night after Syrian officials confirmed President Vladimir Putin had sent troops
Russian president talks of desire for "international coalition" to fight terrorism and extremism and does not rule out possibility of direct military intervention in Syria Russia is providing “serious”
US says any form of support for President Bashar al-Assad is 'destabilising and counterproductive' The White House on Thursday said it was closely monitoring reports that Russia is carrying out military
Adolf Hitler's home, the Berghof, was just outside the town, on a mountain in the Bavarian Alps. To the extent that Hitler had a home, this was it, and it was the place where Hitler met with many notables,
The US has carried out its first air strike on so-called Islamic State in Syria from a base in Turkey, a Pentagon spokesman has said. An unmanned aircraft - or drone - was used on Monday, Captain Jeff