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Crescent International Vol. 26, No. 9

Book Review

US guilty of biological warfare and genocide of civilians in Iraq

Mohammed H. Siddiq

In the wake of the 1990 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, the United States and its allies pushed through the UN Security Council a series of resolutions imposing tough sanctions against Iraq. These sanctions, which remain in place today, six years after the eviction of the Iraqi forces from Kuwait, have inflicted tremendous hardship and suffering on the innocent civilian population of Iraq.


Importance of mobilising resources for the Global Islamic Movement

Zafar Bangash

While the secular regimes in the Muslim world have failed miserably in alleviating the problems of the masses, they continue to remain in power. What is the reason for this apparent paradox?

Occupied Arab World

The land sale question in Occupied Palestine

Khalil Marwan

Oslo has been an unmitigated disaster for the Palestinians. They are caught between the Israeli brutes and Yassir Arafat’s thugs. If they fight their zionist tormentors, Arafat’s thugs come after them...

South-East Asia

Malaysia takes off into cyberspace?

Mohammed Hassan

Malaysia has launched its audacious bid to capitalise on the growing possibilities offered by the emergence of information superhighways. In a series of high-level presentations Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammed has started to woo key participants to the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC).

Special Reports

America: alien intruder widening gulf between neighbours in the Persian Gulf

Waseem Shehzad

America’s voracious appetite for energy resources and an itch born of its self-appointed role as the world’s policeman has led it into adopting strange postures.

Special Reports

Enlarged Nato survives end of cold war

Abul Fadl

Throughout much of the second half of this century the mere utterance of the name NATO would have conjured up images of the cold war. Contrary to most predictions, however, the end of the cold war did not mark the beginning of the end for NATO.


Agreement may herald peace in Afghanistan

Our Own Correspondent

A deal between two leading factions in Afghanistan has aroused hopes that the long agony of the war-torn country may be nearing an end.


Africa to be further impoverished through Uncle Sam’s new initiative

Zafar Bangash

With the Middle East now firmly in America’s grip, Uncle Sam has turned his attention to the plunder of Africa, which it calls the last frontier. Wherever the greedy uncle sets foot, trouble follows.


Turkish generals rain on Erbakan’s day of glory at D-8 summit

Mehmet Soysal

The Developing Eight (D-8) economic cooperation group got off to a shaky start on June 15 in Istanbul as its most passionate advocate, prime minister Necmettin Erbakan of Turkey struggled with his hawkish generals to hang on to power.


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

Zia Sarhadi

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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