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British Troops Accused of Killing 4 Afghan Boys

Both the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph yesterday carried reports that the UK government has been asked to launch an urgent inquiry into claims that during an incident in October 2012 British troops killed four Afghan boys aged 12, 14, … Continue reading

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The Promise of God vs the Promise of Bush

The recent highly embarrassing revelation (well for the US and the UK governments anyway who will have to explain to their people what on earth they have been doing in Afghanistan for the past ten plus years) that a leaked … Continue reading

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US Marines Urinate Over Dead Afghan Mujahideen

YouTube have stopped allowing people to easily view the shocking video of several US marines urinating gleefully over the bodies of dead Afghan mujahideen. You now have to sign in using an official Google login which many people may not have. … Continue reading

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The US in Afghanistan – Bankrupt Financially and Morally

The news today that the United States has admitted that thirty of its troops – mostly special forces – have been killed in Afghanistan when their helicopter was downed, reportedly by the Taliban, serves to highlight the bankruptcy of US … Continue reading

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Muslims are grappling with models of statehood

I have a post currently up on Cif about the nature of an ‘Islamic state’.

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Interview with Taliban spokesperson

The Saudi-owned international Arabic newspaper, Ash-Sharq al-Awsat yesterday carried a detailed interview with a Taliban spokesperson, Mullah Qari Yusuf Ahmadi (pictured above) which can be read in full here in English. As far as the current conflict goes and the … Continue reading

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Wikileaks lifts lid on official lies about civilian deaths in Afghanistan

Today’s publication in the Guardian, the New York Times and Der Spiegel of leaked US military documents – over 90,000 reports –  relating to Afghanistan have raised anger in the US government who have accused Wikileaks of putting the lives of US … Continue reading

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