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Murder, Media and What We Read

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Politics, USA

March 16, 2012

When innocent men, woman and children are killed, it is called murder, so why does this not translate onto the pages of what we read as we ingest our daily fill of mainstream media? Writes Reuben Brand. The gruesome murder of 16 innocent people, nine of whom where children, by a US soldier in Afghanistan...

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The American Wars

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Pakistan, USA

December 3, 2009

My latest article “The American wars” was published on December 3, 2009 at Online Opinion. It was also re-published on December 12, 2009 at the Window Dresser’s Arms. As the year comes to an end I thought it would be a good time to have a long hard look at what we have achieved over the...

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US Drone down in flames

Blog, Middle East, News, Pakistan, USA

March 8, 2009

Taliban fighters have shot down an unmanned US drone in the Tribal regions along the Afghan border.  Over 200 people have been killed by drone attacks since August 2008, so it’s not at all surprising that the drones are being targeted.  ...

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Obama wants talks with Taliban

Blog, Middle East, Politics, USA

March 8, 2009

“Mr Obama told the New York Times that US forces in Iraq had persuaded some Islamic radicals alienated by the tactics of al-Qaeda to co-operate. He said there might be similar opportunities in Afghanistan, although the situation there was more complex.”...

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