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Keyword: Central Intelligence Agency

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Editor's Desk

His cover blown, CIA station chief flees Pakistan…


Muharram 26, 14322011-01-01

Jonathan Banks, the CIA station chief in Pakistan, left Islamabad in a hurry after his cover was blown. Banks had a “business” visa but operated from the US embassy from where he coordinated drone strikes on North and South Waziristan.

Main Stories

“Green revolution” fizzles out in Iran

Yusuf Abdullah

Rajab 08, 14302009-07-01

Despite US President Barack Obama’s claims of non-involvement in Iran’s affairs, few people believe that the US was an innocent bystander in the recent riots in Tehran.The US not only has a long history of interfering in Iran’s internal affairs, these intensified during former President George Bush’s era.

Guest Editorial

Examining the reality of the threat posed by al-Qa’ida

Abu Dharr

Rajab 17, 14282007-08-01

One of the things we try to do in this column is to confront false impressions head-on. This month, we address the myth that America is trying to “spread democracy” in the Islamic East, although the use of this argument has been declining in almost perfect proportion to the increasing military failures of the armies of the US and its allies – particularly zionist Israel – wherever they have tried to pursue their interests through war. Listen to the speeches of the highest officials of imperialism in America, and the change of tone is inescapable.


CIA appointment suggests little is likely to change in Washington

Waseem Shehzad

Rajab 16, 14252004-09-01

President George Bush's aggressive and militaristic policies have not only alienated millions of people abroad, but have also caused deep fissures at home. The American society has never been more divided, nor more vulnerable than under Bush and his extremist ideologues (better known as the neocons)...


The hypocrisy of Western debates on the Iraq war

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 03, 14242003-08-01

Political controversies seem to be brewing in both the US and Britain about the evidence that the Bush and Blair governments used to justify their Iraq war. Bush was forced to admit on July 7 that his State of the Union speech in January contained false allegations about Iraq’s nuclear programme...

Occupied Arab World

CIA’s extrajudicial assassinations in Yemen hailed as new weapon against terror

M.A. Shaikh

Ramadan 11, 14232002-11-16

When six Yemenis travelling in their car 175 km east of Sana, the capital, were blown up by remote control on November 3, US officials were quick to claim the credit. They said that the CIA carried out the targeted assassination...


Is the west’s high-tech anti-Muslim global spying operation over-rated?

M.A. Shaikh

Rajab 06, 14201999-07-16

The US and Britain are engaged in aggressive and illegal technology-based spying, which enables them - among other things - to monitor telephone communications anywhere in the world.

Book Review

CIA peddles drugs while US media act as cheer leaders

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 28, 14191999-01-16

The US makes a big deal of its seriousness to fight drugs. It has a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) whose agents are stationed in at least 32 countries around the world.


Öcalan more lethal as asylum-seeker in Italy than a free Kurdish rebel

M.A. Shaikh

Sha'ban 12, 14191998-12-01

The bitter dispute between Italy and Turkey over Rome’s refusal to extradite Abdullah Öcalan, the founder and leader of the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK), to Ankara to stand trial on charges of terrorism has dealt a serious blow to Turkey’s relations with the European Union (EU).


FBI confiscates Muslim family’s assets

Waseem Shehzad

Rabi' al-Awwal 07, 14191998-07-01

Rapists, muggers, thieves and murderers all have their rights protected under American law. This right, however, does not extend to Muslims who show any sympathy for their suffering brothers and sisters in other parts of the world.


New revelations of Pope as CIA spook a fitting Christmas present

M.A. Shaikh

Sha'ban 16, 14181997-12-16

New revelations, from the horse’s mouth, linking the Pope to the CIA and US foreign policy during the cold war confirm allegations, first made in a 1996 book but dismissed as wild by commentators, that ‘his holiness’ was locked in an anti-communist alliance with American intelligence...


Pakistani regime violated own laws to hand over Kansi to the Americans

Zia Sarhadi

Safar 25, 14181997-07-01

Mir Aimal Khan Kansi is not our favourite terrorist. This scribe and the paper he works for, make no secret of their hatred for these seedy types especially when they are known to have worked for the most despicable agency (CIA) of the most despicable regime (the US) in the world.

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