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Editorial: March 2014

Editorial : March 2014 The Problematic Ceasefire …… Dr.Rasheed Hasan Khan 2014 commenced with a horrendous rise in the genocidal violence perpetrated by the TTP and its allied groups, mainly in the Khyber Pukhtunkhwa and urban Sind. The persistence of this spate of violence finally forced the regime to sanction air strikes on the TTP … Continue reading

Pakistan’s Future is tied to the Taliban

Pakistan’s future is tied to the Taliban With the impending withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the time has come to talk – despite the horrific wave of bombing. Tariq Ali The Guardian, Tuesday 4 February 2014 Twelve years ago, a few weeks into the occupation of Afghanistan, I suggested (in these pages) that the … Continue reading

Shariah is not the Issue

Shariah is not the issue by Ayaz Amir The Taliban are in a war and those fighting wars are realists, not armchair philosophers arguing about theory and metaphysical subtleties. Of course they will say they are for the enforcement of Allah’s commandments but that is like the Pakistani side saying that they are for talks … Continue reading

The Road to Moscow goes through Kiev

The Road to Moscow Goes Through Kiev: A Coup d’Etat That Threatens Russia By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Global Research, February 25 The takeover of power in Kiev by the mainstream opposition is a coup that has been executed by force, which overlooks the opinions of at least half of the Ukrainian population. Yet, you would … Continue reading

The Geopolitical History of Ukraine

The Geopolitical History of Ukraine By Alfred Mendes Global Research, March 01, 2014 This article first published by GR in 2004 sheds light on the history of Ukraine. It is first necessary to place this amorphous region known as the Ukraine within its historical context: the Catholic/Orthodox schism in the region around 1024 AD had … Continue reading

Violent Protests in Venezuela Fit a Pattern

Violent Protests in Venezuela Fit a Pattern by Dan Beeton Venezuela’s latest round of violent protests appears to fit a pattern and represents the tug-and-pull nature of the country’s divided opposition. Several times over the past 15 years since the late, former president Hugo Chávez took office in 1999, the political opposition has launched violent … Continue reading

Prominent Anti- Drone Activist Kidnapped

Published on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 by Common Dreams Prominent Anti-Drone Activist Kidnapped in Pakistan Kareem Khan was abducted just before he was to testify to European parliamentarians about effects of drone strikes – Sarah Lazare, staff writer Kareem Khan, a prominent Pakistani anti-drone campaigner and journalist whose son and brother were killed by drones … Continue reading

Privatization in the name of Ruling Elites

Privatization in the Name of the Ruling Elites. The Assault on Public Education By Dr. Gary G. Kohls Global Research, January 28,2014 Among the many facets of classical European fascism (many of which are becoming increasingly true in the “Friendly American Fascist” version that is cunningly [and rapidly] being instituted by ruling elites here in … Continue reading

Samjhauta Express Blasts

SAMJHAUTA EXPRESS BLASTS In the words of a zealot… Swami Aseemanand’s chilling confession is the first legal evidence of RSS pracharaks’ involvement in the Samjhauta Express and 2006 Malegaon blasts. Ashish Khetan scoops the 42-page document that reveals a frightening story of hate and deliberate mayhem Ashish Khetan 2011-01-15 , Issue 2 Volume 8 ON … Continue reading