Reporter Looks Fondly on Post-War Austerity Compared to 'Newest Altars to Consumption and Greed.'

Alan Cowell: "As the riots in London and elsewhere in August seemed to show, the profound gulf between haves and have-nots has been magnified by the inequalities and envies of a society that has ...

We'll Bleat Again: Alan Cowell Comes Out Against Afghan War in Vera Lynn Tribute

Reporter Alan Cowell can't pay tribute to Britain's World War II songstress Vera Lynn without bringing up the war in Afghanistan where Britain is "leeching the lives of the soldiers it sends there."

New British PM a Welcome Respite from Blair's "Apocalyptic View of Terrorism"

Bravo for Gordon Brown's PC approach to terrorism: "Mr. Brown played down the threat, treating the episodes as a crime rather than a threat to civilization. Yet, his minimalist approach seemed to ...

Huh? "Disenfranchised" Terrorists in Britain

Mark Steyn mocks "a new New York Times definition of 'disenfranchised': 'complacent liberal assumption designed to reassure readers that they can fit this story into all the old cliches about the ...

The "Cruel Theater," "Abusive Conduct" of Saddam's Execution

And a Slate columnist "couldn't help but pick up on the distinct strain of grudging admiration that ran through the NYT's coverage of Hussein's trip to the gallows."

"Widening Public Skepticism" About Airline Terror Threat?

So far, it's confined to the Times' newsroom.

Lebanon-Israel War Linked to Airline Terror Plot?

Plus: A British politician plays "the tough-on-terror card so familiar in the United States."

A "Varied Group" of Terrorist Plotters?

And what does Lebanon have to do with a terror plot several months in the making? The Times knows.
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