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Afghanistan

Unending Torture – Jeffrey St Clair

It was shortly after five on a Saturday morning last April. The prisoners in the communal cellblock at Camp 6 in Guantanamo Bay Prison had just gathered for morning prayers. Suddenly the overhead lights went out, the cell doors slammed shut…

A Public Divided – Aasim Zafar Khan

Words matter. Is it the ‘war in Afghanistan’ or the ‘war on Afghanistan’? The answer depends on which side of the fence one is on, but the statement points to something deeper: about the nature of war itself. In a classical sense, war means…

Weapon Of Choice – Iftikhar A Khan

Before the drone turned into an assassin, it was a spy in the sky. But no more. It has now acquired the status of a ruthless killer that the US employs on the hostile soil of Muslim countries – Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen. It’s said…

The Sectarian agenda – Adnan Adil

Sectarian violence in the country is no longer a one-dimensional, local phenomenon of intense expression of hatred of one sect towards the other, as it was at the time of its inception in the mid-1980s. It has rather become a part of larger…