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ISIS Under Bombs: Battered But Not Defeated by Patrick Cockburn

  0 comments   |     by Patrick Cockburn

In northern Syria carnage alternates with ceasefires as the Syrian air force pounds the rebel-held eastern side of Aleppo in a bid to drive out the remaining civilians. Rebel artillery replies in kind against government areas in the west of the city, but cannot match the firepower used against their enclave. Airstrikes on Thursday killed at least 28 people in a refugee camp close to the Turkish

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Masters of Mankind: The cost of Violence by Noam Chomsky

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[This piece, the second of two parts, is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books).] In brief, the Global War on Terror sledgehammer strategy has spread jihadi terror from a t

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British Dream Now a Reality for London’s Muslim Mayor

  3 comments   |     by Parveen Akhtar

In London, the son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver is in charge. He has become Europe’s most powerful Muslim politician. Sadiq Khan’s victory has shown us that the British dream can become a reality.   Sadiq Khan has emerged as one of the most powerful Muslim politician in Europe. (Photo by Policy Exchange, Creative Commons License) I

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The Unpeople Rohingya: Expose The Duplicity Of Aung San Suu Kyi

  0 comments   |     by Mary Scully

Aung San Suu Kyi has finally her laid her cards on the table. No more bewilderment about why the holder of the Nobel Peace Prize (a worthless honorific most often awarded war criminals), the democracy icon known as "the Mandela of Asia," the holder of dozens of international honorifics as a champion of human rights has remained dead silent on the genocide against Rohingya Musli

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How we Turned Success into Defeat and Endless War in Afghanistan

  0 comments   |     by Christina Lamb

Western media pretends the war is over, even as people join the Taliban or ISIS or leave. Another year, another spring offensive. The massive truck bomb that detonated in Tuesday’s morning rush hour followed by gunfire, killing 28 and wounding hundreds more, was sadly nothing new for the Afghan capital. More than 15 years after Western leaders declared victory over the Tali

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The Indo-US alliance

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram

RECENTLY, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter reportedly opened a meeting with senior Pakistani military leaders by declaring: “I must tell you, I am a friend of India.” The statement, besides being gauche, was superfluous. Carter’s closeness to the Indians is all too evident. The US defence secretary has met four times in the last year with his Indian counterpart, as noted in

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The curious case of the Indian spy

  0 comments   |     by Sehar Kamran

“All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any State, or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the United Nations.” –Article 2(4), United Nations Charter. On 27th March 2016, a man was arrested from the Saravan border crossing over into

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The curious case of the Indian spy

  0 comments   |     by Sehar Kamran

The curious case of the Indian spy Sehar Kamran “All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any State, or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the United Nations.” –Article 2(4), United Nations Charter. On 27th March 2016, a man was arrested from the

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BARBARIANS INSIDE THE GATES!

  1 comments   |     by IKRAM SEHGAL

BARBARIANS INSIDE THE GATES! IKRAM SEHGAL Explosives packed with ball bearings, nails, iron filings, etc ripped through the families gathered in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore to celebrate Easter Sunday on March 27, taking more than 70 lives (including 29 children) and 300 injured, among them an unusually high number of women and children. Claiming responsibility for the horror, a splinter

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MODI FAILS TO LIVE UP TO HIGH HOPES

  0 comments   |     by ARUN SWAMY

Modi Fails to Live Up to High Hopes By Arun R. Swamy Modi’s brand of personal diplomacy was one of the staples of his first year in office. Through high profile trips abroad and ambitious proposals at home Modi maintained an air of energy and initiative, but the results were modest. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the British Parliament in November

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