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“US Causes Instability Anywhere It Sets Foot”

Al-Manar | July 20, 2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday that the United States causes instability and insecurity everywhere in the world it sets foot, including the Persian Gulf and South America.

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Syrian War Daily – 20th of July 2019

Hello and welcome to the 856th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: 275 more words

Military Updates

Reopening of Pakistan’s Airspace: A Bad Omen for India? Implications for Iran and Afghanistan

The reopening of Pakistani airspace to civil aviation was timed to coincide with PM Khan’s upcoming trip to the US, which is an extremely bad omen for India because it suggests that the resumption of its Afghan air corridor across Pakistani territory might be compensation for the US lifting its sanctions waiver on Chabahar in exchange for Islamabad continuing to do all that it can to encourage the Afghan peace process, which Washington prioritizes much more than ensuring New Delhi’s trade with Central Asia and the same Islamic Republic that Trump is doing all that he can to isolate. 789 more words


U.S. Folly in Afghanistan and Media Complicity

W.J. Astore

On NBC News today, I came across the following, revealing, headline:

The U.S. is eager to end its longest war. In interview, Taliban gives little sign it’s ready to change. 714 more words

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Members of Afghanistan's first all-female orchestra go missing in Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia – Four members of Zohra, Afghanistan’s first all-female orchestra, have gone missing in Slovakia.

According to local reports, the four singers and musicians disappeared from their hotel after taking part in the Pohoda Festival, one of Slovakia’s most popular music festivals held every year in the city of Trencin, about one hour north of Bratislava. 181 more words


REVIEW: How the Light Gets in by Jolina Petersheim

Everyone deals with grief in their own way.  Ruth, who long felt abandoned by her now-deceased husband, has bouts of relief and sadness.  She also have 2 girls to raise.  133 more words

Book Reviews

July 19th, 2019 - #8 The Confluence of Culture

In the midst of reading Tamim Ansary’s “Games Without Rules: The Often-Interrupted History of Afghanistan”, I was immediately struck by this passage in the opening chapter: 433 more words