George Monbiot's analysis of the failure of the climate talks.
National self-interest and capitalist pragmatism condemned the Copenhagen talks to failure, says Adam Booth.
Hugo Chavez believes the Colombian government is planning to fabricate a pretext for a cross-border military attack, as James Suggett reports.
Ramzy Baroud condemns the scapegoating of Muslims by European politicians who are unwilling to address their countries' most pressing social problems.
Two high-profile cases in 2009 have highlighted the desperate need for reform of the UK's libel laws, as Demetrius Notice explains.
Hugo Chavez has accused the world's powerful countries of lacking the political will to take serious action on climate change, as Kiraz Janicke reports.
Following the 100th British death of 2009 in Afghanistan, Steve Jones argues that the unwinnable war in Afghanistan can never deliver social and economic progress to the Afghan people.
Joanna Allan on the high-profile campaign to draw international attention to the plight of the people of the Western Sahara at the hands of the brutal Moroccan occupation.
A just and peaceful solution to the protracted Palestinian-Israeli conflict will only be possible when the US ceases to block every move made towards it, argues Ramzy Baroud.
Iqbal Tamimi on how some Muslim women have overcome cultural marginalisation to express themselves through popular art.