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Keyword: War on Terror

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Opinion

18th Anniversary of 9/11: Official Story Implodes

Kevin Barrett

Muharram 02, 14412019-09-01

The official version of 911 is now questioned by a near majority of the Americans including many first responders. They want clear answers to who was behind the most catastrophic attack on the US mainland.

News & Analysis

The Morning of 9/11

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 02, 14412019-09-01

On the morning of 911, General Mahmud Ahmed, then serving as Director of ISI, was in Washington DC. We talked to him to find out what really transpired that morning.

News & Analysis

Takfirism and Islamophobia

John Andrew Morrow

Shawwal 07, 14382017-07-01

Takfirism and Islamophobia are two faces of the same coin. Both feed on each other and are used by predatory powers to target innocent Muslims.

Special Reports

Unity at the Heart of Asia

Mirza Aslam Beg

Rabi' al-Thani 11, 14362015-02-01

As foreign occupation forces prepare to leave Afghanistan, a former Pakistani army chief, General Mirza Aslam Beg thinks Pakistan and Afghanistan can work together to bring peace to the troubled country.

Special Reports

Scandalous Senate report on CIA torture

Ayesha Alam

Rabi' al-Awwal 10, 14362015-01-01

While documenting CIA torture of innocents in the so-called war on terror, the American establishment is loathe to put the perpetrators on trial for their crimes.

Daily News Analysis

Pentagon cites ISIS as excuse to keep torture photos secret

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Awwal 07, 14362014-12-29

Hiding behind the excuse that ISIS might threaten Americans, the Pentagon refuses to release torture photos of detainees in Abu Ghraib prison. Those crimes were committed in 2003 when ISIS did not exist. In any case, ISIS is a creation of the US and its Arabian allies such as Saudi Arabia.

Daily News Analysis

State Dept. to Americans: be scared, very, very scared!

Crescent International

Safar 26, 14362014-12-19

As globe trotting Americans head out on holidays abroad, the US State Department has issued an advisory warning them about the potential risks that lurk everywhere. While we consider some of them, Americans might wish to reflect why their government is so hated globally.

Editor's Desk

Expansion plans for Guantanamo Bay prison

Crescent International

Safar 08, 14362014-12-01

Far from closing it as Barack Obama promised soon after being sworn in as president in January 2009, the US plans to expand the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

Letters To The Editor

Judge says Khadr can sue Canadian government

Charles Cassig

Safar 08, 14362014-12-01

In an important ruling, a federal judge has said that Omar Khadr can sue the Canadian government over its complicity in his incarceration at Guantanamo Bay, informs letter writer Charles Cassig.

News & Analysis

British troops also flee Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Muharram 08, 14362014-11-01

Another batch of ‘Alexander the Great wannabes’ have slunk out of Afghanistan having been taught a lesson by the intrepid Afghans. History is repeating itself in the Hindu Kush Mountains.

Main Stories

Writing on the wall for Afghanistan and Iraq

Eric Walberg

Ramadan 03, 14352014-07-01

Afghanistan and Iraq offer salutary lessons in America’s nation-building enterprise. Both countries are worse off today than they were before the Americans invaded.

News & Analysis

Pakistan steps up bombing campaign in Waziristan

Ayesha Alam

Ramadan 03, 14352014-07-01

Hundreds of thousands of tribesmen from Pakistan’s North Waziristan region have been displaced as a result of a massive bombing campaign by the army. Most refugees, however, have refused to go to camps set up by the government. Their plight is really grim.

News & Analysis

The moral potholes in fighting imperialism

Eric Walberg

Rajab 02, 14352014-05-01

The case of Abu Hamza al-Misri exposes the futile policy of resorting to indiscriminate violence that violates core Islamic principles and ends up serving imperialism.

News & Analysis

Drone world and US power projection

Ayesha Alam

Rabi' al-Thani 29, 14352014-03-01

Barack Obama has assumed the mantel of terminator with his drone warfare. Nobody’s guilt need be established; if Obama decides, the person can be eliminated by the push of a button. He has become a serial killer using drones in far off lands.

News & Analysis

Masculine confusions: Manning and the militarization of US State

Ayesha Alam

Shawwal 24, 14342013-09-01

Bradley Manning’s trial and conviction once again brings to the fore the criminal nature of the US State. Manning did the honourable thing by exposing US was killings of innocent civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan. He should have been rewarded for exposing these crimes; instead he has been sentenced to 35 years in jail.

Special Reports

India-perpetrated terror acts blamed on Pakistan

Tahir Mustafa

Shawwal 24, 14342013-09-01

Indian bureaucrats have submitted written statements in court confirming that the highly publicized terror attacks in India were in fact the handiwork of successive Indian governments. Early this year, a number of politicians blamed the former BJP government of orchestrating some terror attacks. Now the Congress Party has also been found to be involved.

News & Analysis

Obama’s hypocritical stand on Gitmo

Tahir Mahmoud

Ramadan 23, 14342013-08-01

Despite promising soon after becoming president in January 2009 that he would shut down Guantanamo Bay within a year because it was a “blot” on America’s reputation, Barack Obama has not done so. This exposes his hypocrisy.

Special Reports

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Ayesha Alam

Sha'ban 22, 14342013-07-01

Based on Mohsin Hamid’s widely acclaimed novel, Ayesha Alam reviews the movie that has electrified the post-911 narrative by offering a compelling critique through the experience of a young Pakistani who finds his liberal-capitalist dreams unravel under the War on Terror.

Editorials

Bitter legacy of US “liberation” of Iraq

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 19, 14342013-03-01

This month marks the tenth anniversary of the US-allied invasion and occupation of Iraq. The attack was launched on a complete lie. While the Americans have gone, the legacy of toxic weapons they used is affecting Iraqi civilians in horrible ways.

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