George Bush

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Colin Powell obituary
Former US secretary of state and highly decorated army officer who made the case for the 2003 invasion of Iraq

Harold Jackson

18, Oct, 2021 @5:17 PM

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Sir John Chilcot obituary
Civil servant who chaired the Iraq war inquiry and gave a damning verdict on Tony Blair

David Hencke

05, Oct, 2021 @4:31 PM

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Liz Cheney fires back at Trump and says she was wrong to oppose gay marriage
Congresswoman tweets response to bizarre insult before telling CBS how she plans to fight Trumpists in re-election battle

Martin Pengelly in New York

27, Sep, 2021 @11:23 AM

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Lives lost, poverty, an arms race, rights destroyed … the continuing cost of 9/11
The US has now spent $8 trillion over 20 years in its response to the attacks. But the true price has been more than financial

Simon Tisdall

12, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Twenty years on from 9/11, is US democracy working?
From 9/11 to the storming of the Capitol, a new book by Biden biographer Evan Osnos covers a tumultuous period of US history. He talks to David Smith about Trump, Afghanistan and the beginning of a new era

David Smith in Washington

11, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Dangerous outsiders and exceptional citizens: being Muslim American since 9/11
For two decades, we have been saddled with a double image in service of the ‘war on terror’

Moustafa Bayoumi

10, Sep, 2021 @4:00 AM

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The Afghanistan Papers review: superb exposé of a war built on lies
Craig Whitlock of the Washington Post used freedom of information to produce the definitive US version of the war

Julian Borger

05, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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9/11: Inside the President’s War Room review – astonishing and petrifying
This remarkable documentary shows exactly how 9/11 unfolded for George W Bush, from the multiple prayer breaks to the anti-anthrax pills – and the vow to ‘kick ass’ before he knew whose ass to kick

Jack Seale

31, Aug, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Who's to blame for the Afghanistan chaos? Remember the war's cheerleaders | George Monbiot
Twenty years ago, the media helped facilitate the disastrous intervention, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

25, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The UK must answer for a litany of strategic failings in Afghanistan | Letters
Letters: The UK should never have joined the US invasion, writes Dr Taj Hargey, and its reputation is being stained by America’s unilateral retreat. Plus letters from Jonathan Worthington and Sandra Khadhouri

Letters

19, Aug, 2021 @5:44 PM

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Afghanistan: time for a different, peaceful course | Letters
Letters: Readers on 20 years of the ‘war on terror’, the withdrawal of western forces and the rapid return of the Taliban

Letters

17, Aug, 2021 @5:26 PM

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The Observer view on US and Nato withdrawal from Afghanistan | Observer editorial
This shabby, half-hidden retreat by western forces abandons a nation to mayhem, civil war and terror

Observer editorial

04, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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