In Turkey the political story is unusual: a liberal Islamic government is holding the line against the fascist-tinged nationalism of Devlet Bahçeli and his Grey Wolves youth movement.
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Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, President of the Philippines, has been called ‘the fourth most powerful woman in the world’. But she needs the iron hands of her generals.
Hillary Clinton, frontrunner in the race for the White House, is a woman. Unfortunately, that’s where the good news ends.
Estranged brothers Christopher and Peter Hitchens, opinionated columnists, have completed ideological journeys from far Left to far Right.
Robert B Zoellick has finally reached his Promised Land as World Bank President. What can we expect?
- December 19, 2007
Pakistan’s Intelligence Agency, the ISI, finds out what it is like to be in the firing line.
Two for the price of one, in the shape of Tweedledum and Tweedledee
- July 11, 2007
Armenian leader Robert Kocharian could give lessons in how to flirt with dictatorship but pull back just enough to maintain European good will – despite listing one of his hobbies as ‘War’.
For years a sceptical Canada was left out of the worldbeating love-in between George W Bush and Tony Blair. Now right-wing Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been welcomed gladly to the fold.
- December 19, 2006