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The Importance Of An Transparent Investigation for Political Activist Aftab Ahmad in Pakistan

Pakistan: Investigation crucial after Karachi political activist tortured and killed in custody

Pakistani authorities must carry out an independent, thorough and transparent inquiry into the torture and death of political activist Aftab Ahmad while he was in the custody of the Rangers, a paramilitary force under the command of the Pakistan Army. Amnesty International


Iran Threatens To Close Strait Of Hormuz

This week a Iranian commander on state-owned television, slammed the United States and the Obama administration, threatening to close the Strait of Hourmuz and saying that America can not keep safety in any part of the world. 116 more words


How did my visit with Jordan's King Abdullah come about & what did I learn about this Sunni Arab ally? My interview with Fox News.

(Jerusalem, Israel) — On Sunday, I was interviewed on the Fox News Channel to discuss President Obama’s latest trip to the Middle East, my recent visit to Jordan to meet with King Abdullah, … 1,005 more words

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Tom and Jerry, Terrorists of the Cartoon World

If a well-loved children’s cartoon were to ever epitomize the Islamic State’s boundless appetite for violence, it would be Tom and Jerry. In nearly every episode, the cat-and-mouse duo find new ways to butcher each other, using weapons ranging from guns and explosives to household objects like lawn mowers and waffle irons. 251 more words


Can You Explain Al-Qaeda?

May the fourth be with you!  Today is Star Wars Day….go figure.

Remember back to 9/11…..all the deaths and destruction was the result of one organization and only one….Al-Qaeda. 455 more words

International Situations

Legislative resolutions on genocide

The U.S. House and legislative bodies in Colorado, Georgia, and South Dakota have passed resolutions recognizing genocide against religious minorities in the Middle East. Similar resolutions are pending in the U.S. 159 more words


An Open Letter to Ayelet Waldman, Dave Eggers, Michael Chabon & Geraldine Brooks

Your participation in Breaking the Silence’s tour of the Palestinian West Bank reminds me of the prison visitors movement in the U.S. People who worried that prison inmates were being mistreated visited individual prisoners in an effort to curb excessive and illegal treatment by prison authorities. 809 more words