Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’
 

 
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Sorry, Sarah: Why The Left Owes Palin An Apology Over Ukraine

As one of the most derided political figures of the 21st century, Sarah Palin’s authority to speak on American foreign policy is by all accounts non-existent. Unrelenting attacks by the liberal media have rendered this forme...
by Richard Corlett
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Hope Returns To Afghanistan In Landmark Presidential Election

Afghanistan, a nation marred by violence and poverty, has been given little cause for optimism in recent times. This past weekend, however, hope returned to the hearts of the Afghan people as they came forth to cast their votes...
by John Haltiwanger
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Russia: Today’s Geopolitical Counter-Force And What This Means For American Interests

When Mitt Romney labelled Russia as “America’s No.1 geopolitical foe” in his 2012 presidential campaign, the President said “the 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back because, you know, the Cold War...
by Esma Mneina
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Australia’s Graphic Campaign Targeting Asylum Seekers: An Effective Tool?

Australia’s immigrant policies are arguably some of the toughest in the world, but the Australian Government’s latest attempt to deter asylum seekers sparked unparalleled international criticism. The new campaign fe...
by Tímea Fazekas
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Afghanistan Law To Silence Victims Of Honour Killings, Domestic Violence And Forced Marriage

A new law in Afghanistan might allow the perpetrators of domestic violence, honour killings and forced marriages to commit these crimes without any consequences – simply because they are related to the victim. The controv...
by Priyanka Mogul
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The Consequences Of Privatizing Security

Controversy over private security companies sparked late last month in Malaysia as the country experienced two armed robberies by security guards. This follows closely after public outcry earlier this year as the booming priv...
by Linn Kristin Klausen
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The Hypocrisy of Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

With news of the last deployment of British troops of Afghanistan breaking last month it seems appropriate to look back at what has been, by all accounts, a highly contentious and controversial mission. Although these have been...
by Victoria Briggs
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Discovery of a 30-year old Afghan Death List: Closure for Relatives of the Victims

A 30-year old death list was found by the Dutch National police during an investigation on an Afghan refugee suspected of war crimes. The list contains the names of almost 5.000 people that have been executed in 1978 and 1979 b...
by Ingrid Cobben
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9/11 Infographic – The Destiny Of A Nation

Today marks the 11th anniversary of 9/11. There is no doubt the United States is indebted to our active duty military, veterans and their families for the tremendous sacrifices they’ve made (and continue to make) on our beha...
by Mike Myatt
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