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Keyword: War on Terror

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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.

Letters To The Editor

Afghanistan

Shahid Khan

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

The US should get out of Afghanistan—not tomorrow, but today. America has lost the war. There should be no American troops left over in Afghanistan, says a reader.

Opinion

The Afghan endgame

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Awwal 20, 14342013-02-01

Americans have lost the war in Afghanistan but Washington warriors are still looking for ways to maintain troops there after the 2014 deadline.

Special Reports

The war on terror and criminalisation of charity

Fahad Ansari

Rabi' al-Awwal 20, 14342013-02-01

The US and its western allies, especially Britain, France and Germany have not only targeted Muslims accusing them of all kinds of wrongdoing without much evidence, even charities that are involved in helping the victims’ families are being targeted. The witch-hunt is on in earnest.

Special Reports

US, UK regimes imagine threats where none exist

Fahad Ansari

Safar 19, 14342013-01-01

Anti-Muslim sentiment has infected British society and state so deeply that even where no threat exists, Muslims are sentenced to long prison terms without any evidence but simply for being Muslims.

Daily News Analysis

Role of drones expand in US aerial war

Crescent International

Safar 17, 14342012-12-30

According to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, which compiles figures on drone strikes, the US has killed up to 3,378 people in 350 drone strikes in the past eight years in Pakistan.

News & Analysis

Beyond the polling booth

Salina Khan

Muharram 17, 14342012-12-01

‘Get the vote out,’ was a common refrain heard by Muslims from the minbar prior to the November 6 elections. Salina Khan asks whether the same Imams would be just as eager to link up with people standing for justice and peace.

News & Analysis

US-NATO troops on the run in Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Dhu al-Qa'dah 14, 14332012-10-01

Will American troops last until 2014 when attacks by Afghan soldiers and policemen on American trainers have escalated alarmingly?

Daily News Analysis

Breaking news: Omar Khadr out of Gitmo and into Millhaven Penitentiary

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 12, 14332012-09-29

Khadr was 15 when captured in Afghanistan. Under the Child Soldiers’ Protection convention, he should have been treated as a child soldier and provided help to rehabilitate. Instead, the Americans branded him an enemy combatant and tortured him for more than 10 years.

News & Analysis

UK plans extradition of five Muslims to US, and torture

Fahad Ansari

Sha'ban 11, 14332012-07-01

On July 10, 2012, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights will decide the fate of five Muslim men facing extradition to the US.

News & Analysis

The ongoing saga of Omar Khadr’s incarceration

Tahir Mahmoud

Sha'ban 11, 14332012-07-01

Canadian citizen Omar Khadr, now nearly 26 years old, was supposed to have returned to Canada from Guantanamo Bay at the end of October under a deal brokered between the US and Canadian governments.

Letters To The Editor

Canadian-born Omar Khadr

Deborah Smith

Jumada' al-Akhirah 09, 14332012-05-01

Canadian-born Omar Khadr, child prisoner-turned adult, may soon be coming home from Guantanamo.

News & Analysis

A decade on, the War on Terror shows no signs of abating

Fahad Ansari

Rabi' al-Awwal 09, 14332012-02-01

As human rights campaigners around the world commemorated the 10th anniversary of the opening of the US detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, marking a decade of human rights abuses known as the “war on terror”, one would have expected that Western governments would be contemplating scaling back their aggressive rhetoric and draconian laws which have become a feature of the 21st century.

Opinion

Somalia: the forgotten victim of the West’s worldwide war on Islamic movements

Iqbal Siddiqui

Dhu al-Qa'dah 03, 14322011-10-01

Early month, as much of the western world was either wallowing in sentimental commemorations of the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in September 2001, or reflecting on the far greater atrocities perpetrated by the US in its aggressive exploitation of 9/11 in pursuit of their imperialist interests worldwide, warnings of an emerging tragedy of potentially even greater proportions were largely ignored.

Editorials

Afghanistan: nine years after US invasion

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 18, 14312010-10-01

It was exactly nine years ago that US-led western forces invaded and occupied Afghanistan. The ostensible reason was to avenge the attacks of 9/11.

Editor's Desk

Omar Khadr gets kangaroo court justice at US gulag

Editor

Shawwal 22, 14312010-10-01

Tortured endlessly, deprived of sleep for 21 days, attacked by dogs and threatened with rape, Omar Khadr, now 24, was handed one last piece of vigilante justice: guilty plea to all charges because confessions extracted under torture

News & Analysis

Somali demonstrators demand release of Somali aid-workers held in US as terrorists

M.A. Shaikh

Ramadan 22, 14312010-09-01

Yet the document outlining specific charges against Amina insists that she transferred funds to “terrorist organisations” through various hawalas (business means used frequently in the Muslim world to send money).

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