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Leading Neocon Directs Pentagon Middle East Planning

The Global War on Terror or GWOT was declared in the wake of 9/11 by President George W. Bush. It basically committed the United States to work to eliminate all “terrorist” groups worldwide, whether or not the countries being targeted agreed that they were beset by terrorists and whether or not they welcomed U.S. 1,682 more words


The Persian Rug Weaver Strikes in the US Backyard Through Venezuela - Global Research

Iranian tankers were 2200 km from the US coast when the Iranian-flagged “Fortune”, followed by “Forest”, entered Venezuelan waters, challenging the US embargo and the US’s threats.

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No Ordinary Sunday

There are some First Days of the week that stand out as no ordinary Sunday. Such a Sunday morning seems to find a special spot in our memories and warm our hearts as no earthly fire can. 1,894 more words

Girls in Taliban schools?

Interesting look at how in some Taliban-controlled areas of Afghanistan, women and girls seem to be allowed an education. Will this last?

Afghan govt to free 900 prisoners; Taliban may extend truce - Times of India

KABUL: The Afghan government said it would free 900 prisoners on Tuesday, its single largest

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Afghanistan to free 900 Taliban, urges ceasefire extension

KABUL — The Afghan government urged the Taliban to extend a three-day ceasefire set to end on Tuesday night, while announcing it would free 900 members of the insurgent group in the biggest such release yet. 274 more words