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The sixth meeting of Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Committee (PAJC) was held at Islamabad from March 28-29, 2017. The meeting was part of Beyond Boundaries II, a track I.5/II dialogue series undertaken by the… 589 more words


Six people working at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, have been fired for using or possessing illegal drugs. A State Department official says the firings followed an investigation into allegations of misconduct. 77 more words



Pakistan’s announcement that it is already constructing a fence along its mutual border with Afghanistan has provoked the ire of Kabul.

Najib Danish, a spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry, said Afghanistan would not stand idly by if Pakistan moves forward with its effort to build a border barrier, noting that so far, there is no evidence of such a move. 148 more words


What would an Afghan inquiry achieve?

The Afghan SAS attack blew up in media again yesterday with Nicky Hager, Jon Stephenson and lawyer Deborah Manning trying to excuse their errors and push harder for an inquiry – see… 545 more words


The Saudi Wahhabi Origins of Jihadism

The origin of jihadism is prohibited from being reported truthfully – this truth is prohibited by all of the Establishment ‘press,’ including almost all ‘alternative news’ sites – in the West, because it challenges all of the «sensitive» buttons (all of the bigotries, to put the matter in plain terms); and, though this fact (the Establishment’s bigotries, and its hypocrisy to preserve and protect the bigotries even while condemning them) will prevent almost all of the news-media that I send this to from publishing it, nothing prevents me from writing it; so, here that is (in whatever media turn out to be gutsy enough to publish this Western cultural and political  4,347 more words


Living with PTSD: a soldier's story

It was almost eight years ago that retired corporal Joseph Rustenburg took all the sleeping pills and medication he could get his hands on, drove to a farmer’s field and laid down, hoping for the end. 611 more words