Middle East

Paul Bremer wants US troops back in Iraq to fight ISIL

Ex-Bush envoy calls on President Obama to order "more vigorous air campaign" against ISIL and deploy 10,000 troops.

US & Canada

Elder Bush criticises son George's 'hot rhetoric'

Former President George HW Bush also says Cheney was an 'iron ass' and Rumsfeld an 'arrogant fellow' in new biography.

Elder Bush criticises son George's 'hot rhetoric'

Inside Story

CIA torture: Who knew what?

Rights groups are calling for those responsible for "enhanced interrogation" of suspects to be held accountable.

Middle East

Obama outlines plan to target IS fighters

US president authorises air strikes against Islamic State group inside Syria and announces expansion of strikes in Iraq.

US & Canada

9/11's secret 28-page history

Families demand release of classified 2002 report detailing foreign-government support for September 11 hijackers.

9/11's secret 28-page history

Opinion

Modi's 100 days: Biding his time, circling the wagons

Taken together, the Indian prime minister's first 100 days in office have seen both fair portents an

Siddharth Varadarajan

by Siddharth Varadarajan

Siddharth Varadarajan