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The Next Phase in the War on Terror Is Here

Last week, in the deadliest terrorist attack in New York City since 9/11, Sayfullo Saipov allegedly turned a nearly mile-long stretch of bike path along Manhattan’s West Side Highway into a killing ground. 1,372 more words


Uyghurs: Prisoners in Paradise

Uyghurs: Prisoners in Paradise
By Hasna D. Turner

This non-fiction book recounts the compelling plight of four Uyghurs from central Asia who fled the grueling oppression of communist China only to be caught in the crossfire of the U.S. 199 more words


Where and what is Gitmo prison?

Gitmo is another name for Guantanamo Bay detention camp that was set up by President George W. Bush in 2002 to detain and interrogate suspects in the War on Terror. 715 more words


EE.UU. terrorismo y represalia ciega.

El ataque yihadista en Nueva York fue fiel al instructivo del Estado Islámico (EI). Sayfullo Saipov  un uzbeco arremetió, el martes, con su vehículo por una ciclovía dando muerte a ocho personas e hiriendo a una docena. 554 more words

Jeremy Corbyn’s Caramelised Atrocity Biscuits™

Jeremy Corbyn. Oh, Jeremy Corbyn. Whether you’re a Middle-East peace envoy massively underestimating the inverse effect of your own opinion, a journalist furiously rooting through bins outside a house in London, or a lower-middle-class newspaper-reader troubled by news that Corbyn’s dentist once over-seasoned a risotto, it’s clear that we can’t stop talking about him. 1,509 more words


Guantánamo and "the Sea"

The tarps remained down for a few days, and the detainees started making art about the sea. Some wrote poems about it. And everyone who could draw drew the sea. 192 more words


Mohamedou Ould Slahi: My Guantánamo Diary, Uncensored

“Who I am now, thanks to my lawyers, my family and friends, my publishers, and my readers, is a free man.”

If I wanted to, I could put my pen down right now, close my office door behind me, and go for a long walk outside. 1,304 more words

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