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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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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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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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The ‘Times Square Bomber’ and the innocent dead

The news in today’s papers that the Pakistani born US citizen Faisal Shahzad has pleaded guilty to all ten charges against him relating to the attempted car bombing of Times Square should in a more sensible world urgently prompt a … Continue reading

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