By Lawrence Wilkerson
Although it’s far removed from the public conscience,we ought to pay more attention at just what drone use portends.
Akbar Ahmed’s The Thistle and the Drone:How America’s War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam,should be required reading for American soldiers,citizens and,above all, . . . →Read More:US fails to understand drone abuse
Jonathan Gregson goes back to Kathmandu and discovers that these days hotels outnumber flop houses
What seems like a lifetime ago,I packed up my rucksack and headed off down the “Hippie Trail”through Iran and Afghanistan,and ultimately to India. But for most of my long-haired,wide-eyed travelling companions,the ultimate destination was Kathmandu . . . →Read More:What happened to the hippie trail
YouTube was banned in Pakistan on September 17,2012 to pacify incensed emotions that were unleashed across the country following the release of the anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims”.
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I gave a lecture last night at the Cape Ann Forum, on the topic of America’s changing position in the world and what it might (should) mean for U.S. grand strategy. My hosts were gracious and the crowd asked plenty of good questions,which is what I’ve come to expect when I speak to non-academic groups. Indeed, . . . →Read More:Lack of accountability in foreign policy making
Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington.
Robert Kelley,a nuclear engineer and former director/inspector with the IAEA,recently wrote a piece in Bloomberg about the whole question of Iran,nuclear weapons,and such. Here’s a little bit of what he said:
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Looting of treasures from the old world has been a favorite pastime of colonial powers. Visit any European capital and one will find lotted treasures ensconced in pretty cases. The theft spans Vietnam,Cambodia,China,Iran,Iran, Pakistan,India and African countries. UNESCO has tried to create some regulations,but Western powers usually ignore the theft. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was the last . . . →Read More:Christie’s pressurized to return stolen goods from Pakistan