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    1. September 8, 2014

      Former US ambassador faces money laundering probe

      Zalmay Khalilzad, a former US ambassador to Afghanistan and Iraq, has vigorously defended himself against reports that he is...

    2. April 8, 2010

      Iraq needs help to avoid a sectarian resurgence

      Iraq’s third general election was a major test for whether Iraqis were to consolidate or abandon sectarianism. The results...

    1. February 2, 2010

      Reinvigoration plan would rebound on the poor

      From Mr Walter Weis. Sir, In a thoughtful article, “To win the war, empower the Afghan economy” (January 28), Zalmay...

    2. January 27, 2010

      To win the war, empower the Afghan economy

      Today, after years of foreign involvement in Afghanistan, unemployment is still 40 per cent and more than half the...

    3. November 10, 2009

      Bush officials leading Iraq trade push

      Senior Bush administration figures including Zalmay Khalilzad, former US ambassador to Baghdad, and Jay Garner, the retired...

    4. November 10, 2009

      War veterans make Iraq their business

      Adam Such fought in Iraq from 2003 to 2006, when his helicopter was shot down over the city of Fallujah. Three back...

    5. November 9, 2009

      War veterans make Iraq their business

      Adam Such fought in Iraq from 2003 to 2006, when his helicopter was shot down over the city of Fallujah. Three back...

    6. November 9, 2009

      Bush officials lead Iraq business push

      Senior Bush administration figures including Zalmay Khalilzad, former US ambassador to Baghdad, and Jay Garner, the retired...

    7. October 17, 2009

      Karzai pressed to accept compromise

      Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan’s president, faced mounting international pressure on Sunday to accept some form of compromise...

    8. August 14, 2009

      US looks to reduce reliance on Karzai

      The last time Hamid Karzai ran for president, in 2004, he was clearly America’s man in Afghanistan. US military helicopters...

    9. August 12, 2009

      Former US envoy in Afghan election warning

      Foreign countries are meddling in Afghanistan's presidential elections and increasing the risk that the country becomes...

    10. August 12, 2009

      Former US envoy in Afghan election warning

      Foreign countries are meddling in Afghanistan’s presidential elections and increasing the risk that the country becomes...

    11. August 11, 2009

      How to make Afghan votes count

      Afghanistan is in the grip of the second presidential campaign in its history. By their nature, elections are polarising...

    12. April 16, 2009

      UN builds on unified response to North Korea

      United Nations ambassadors sat down yesterday to work on a list of targeted sanctions to deploy against a defiant North...

    13. April 15, 2009

      UN works on targeted N Korea sanctions

      United Nations ambassadors sat down on Wednesday to work on a list of targeted sanctions to deploy against a defiant North...

    14. January 6, 2009

      Bush stops short of condemnation

      On some pressing issues, such as managing the US economic crisis, there appears to be "one president at a time" - namely...

    15. January 5, 2009

      Bush stops short of condemnation

      On some pressing issues, such as managing the US economic crisis, there appears to be “one president at a time” – namely...

    16. December 15, 2008

      UN to drive Middle East peace settlement

      The United Nations Security Council is on Tuesday set to adopt its first resolution on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in...

    17. December 15, 2008

      UN to drive Middle East peace settlement

      The United Nations Security Council is tomorrow set to adopt its first resolution on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in...

    18. August 11, 2008

      Heated exchanges reveal US-Russia strains

      Washington warned Russia yesterday it was risking its long-term relationship with the US and other members of the...

    19. August 10, 2008

      Heated diplomatic exchanges

      Washington warned Russia on Sunday it was risking its long-term relationship with the US and other members of the...

    20. July 9, 2008

      UN move against Mugabe nears

      The United Nations Security Council could impose sanctions against Robert Mugabe's regime in Zimbabwe by the end of the...

    21. July 9, 2008

      UN action against Mugabe regime draws nearer

      Most members of the United Nations Security Council support sanctions against Robert Mugabe's regime in Zimbabwe, and...

    22. July 9, 2008

      UN move against Mugabe nears

      The United Nations Security Council could impose sanctions against Robert Mugabe’s regime in Zimbabwe by the end of the...

    23. July 1, 2008

      US steps up pressure for Mugabe sanctions

      South Africa and Senegal led efforts yesterday at an African summit to persuade President Robert Mugabe to accept a...

    24. July 1, 2008

      US steps up pressure for Mugabe sanctions

      South Africa and Senegal led efforts yesterday at an African summit to persuade President Robert Mugabe to accept a...

    25. June 29, 2008

      US steps up pressure for Mugabe sanctions

      South Africa and Senegal led efforts on Monday at an African summit to persuade President Robert Mugabe to accept a...

    26. June 16, 2008

      Khalilzad believes nations can come to terms with regime

      The world still has an opportunity to come to terms with Iran if the regime redefines its regional role and ends its...

    27. June 16, 2008

      Khalilzad believes nations can come to terms with regime

      The world still has an opportunity to come to terms with Iran if the regime redefines its regional role and ends its...

    28. June 16, 2008

      Tehran needs to redefine role, says US envoy

      The world still has an opportunity to come to terms with Iran if the Tehran regime redefines its regional role and ends its...

    29. June 14, 2008

      Iraq forces talks reach 'dead end'

      Nouri al-Maliki, Iraqi prime minister, yesterday said initial negotiations with the US on a bilateral status-of-forces...

    30. June 14, 2008

      Iraq forces talks reach 'dead end'

      Nouri al-Maliki, Iraqi prime minister, yesterday said initial talks with the US on a status-of-forces agreement had reached...

    31. June 13, 2008

      Iraq forces talks reach ‘dead end’

      Nouri al-Maliki, the Iraqi prime minister, said on Friday that initial negotiations with the US on a bilateral...

    32. December 20, 2007

      UN rift at west’s plan for Kosovan nation

      Western states said on Wednesday they were determined to press ahead with a plan that would lead to independence for Kosovo...

    33. December 20, 2007

      UN rift at west's plan for Kosovan nation

      Western states said yesterday they were determined to press ahead with a plan that would lead to independence for Kosovo in...

    34. September 27, 2007

      Burmese protesters killed in military crackdown

      Burma's military rulers launched a violent crackdown on antiregime protesters yesterday. Security forces fired on peaceful...

    35. August 4, 2007

      Syria-Lebanon arms warning

      The United Nations Security Council said it was alarmed by persistent reports of breaches of the weapons embargo across the...

    36. June 13, 2007

      Sudan agrees to 'hybrid' force

      Sudan says it has accepted a "hybrid" peacekeeping force, run jointly by the United Nations and the African Union, to help...

    37. June 12, 2007

      Sudan agrees to ‘hybrid’ force

      Sudan says it has accepted a “hybrid” peacekeeping force, run jointly by the United Nations and the African Union, to help...

    38. May 25, 2007

      Observer: Sun, sand and the Iranian question

      Washington's neo-conservatives and policy wonks are packing their sun cream next week for a conference on "Confronting The...

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