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The drone wars

Blog, Middle East, USA

September 22, 2011

The Obama administration are building secret drone bases in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula in a newly aggressive intitiative to conduct “counter terrorism” operations in places such as Yemen, Somalia and the likes. These barbaric strikes from the sky also kill numerous...

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Human Rights Watch calls for Bush Administraion to be tried for torture

Blog, USA

July 13, 2011

Related links: Human Rights Watch Democracy Now!...

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Torture: Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld et al should be charged

Blog, Politics, USA

July 13, 2011

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has recently released a 107 page report, “Getting Away with Torture: The Bush Administration and Mistreatment of Detainees,” detailing the abuse of detainees under the former Bush administration. “Overwhelming evidence of torture by the Bush administration obliges...

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Osama: A Death Marred by Mistruths

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Pakistan, Politics, USA

May 30, 2011

My latest piece regarding the death of Osama bin Laden – published on May 6 at the Window Dresser’s Arms: “USA! USA! USA!” echoed through the streets of New York City, as thousands of people, adorned with American flags, placards and slogans, congregated at Ground Zero to celebrate...

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US ignore torture claims

Blog, Middle East, USA

October 24, 2010

WikiLeaks has recently published some 400,000 secret US military documents outlining thousands of cases of abuse and torture – but an order from the Pentagon ensured US troops would ignore such claims and turn a blind eye. The paper trail doesn’t lie....

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“Dude, you HAVE no Quran!”

Blog, USA

September 21, 2010

Skateboarder, Jacob Isom has become an internet hero after he stopped a local militant Christian group from burning a copy of the Quran. Isom grabbed the kerosine soaked Holy Book and ran off, later telling a local TV station what happened: “I snuck up behind him and took his Quran, he said something...

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Dear Obama… Kind regards, Hamas.

Blog, Middle East, USA

May 11, 2010

Hamas recently sent US President Barack Obama a letter outlining the need for America to change it’s policy and “double standards” concerning it’s involvement in the Palestinian cause. Taher An-Nunu, a Hamas Spokesman, said in a press release that the letters include “a request...

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Ahmed the Exchange Student

Blog, Illustration, Middle East, USA

May 3, 2010

Below is one of my illustrated thoughts in a small series of musings on the world around us – published in the Window Dressers Arms  ...

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The wars that are sending America bankrupt

Blog, News, USA

February 22, 2010

The following article by Eric Margolis is from the Toronto Sun: WARS SENDING U.S. INTO RUIN U.S. President Barack Obama calls the $3.8-trillion US budget he just sent to Congress a major step in restoring America’s economic health. In fact, it’s another potent fix given to a sick patient deeply addicted...

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“How America is constantly at war”

Blog, Politics, USA

December 4, 2009

Associate Professor Jake Lynch, director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney has written the following fantastic piece, published in the Sydney Morning Herald, about America being in a constant state of war:   How America is constantly at war   JAKE LYNCH June 26, 2009...

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