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Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's Impotent Dictator

How many Americans will continue to see Hamid Karzai as viable -- and be willing to continue to pay the price of propping him up?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  09-14-2009  |  War

Peace, What is it Good For? Coming to Terms With War in the Obama Eranew

"Peace" does not automatically exist when war stops. Peace is not just an absence of war. At least, this is not how those who work for peace in the world feel about it.
New Haven Advocate  |  Alan Bisbort  |  07-07-2009  |  War

Afghanistan: Obama’s Vietnam?new

While Bush never listened to those who disagreed with him politically, Obama seems to have made a fetish of the opposite: on the issue of Afghanistan, he has listened almost exclusively to Bush holdovers in the military, from Defense Secretary Gates on down, while tuning out those whose diverse alternative approaches have much more support in his political base.
Random Lengths News  |  Paul Rosenberg  |  04-04-2009  |  War

Activist Brings a Girl Home from Gaza to Restore Her Sightnew

Six-year-old Hadil was born with congenital deformities, but she can no longer travel through Gaza's tightened borders to hospitals where doctors had begun a series of operations on her eyes. Hanan Shawar convinced Hadil's parents to let her bring the girl back to the United States for reconstructive surgery.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Kera Abraham  |  03-19-2009  |  War

West Bank: Welcome to the Occupationnew

With the eyes of the world focused on the carnage in the Gaza Strip, the challenges of life under occupation in the Palestinian territory of the West Bank continue.
VUE Weekly  |  Scott Harris  |  01-22-2009  |  War

The Children of Warnew

An international effort to get kids out of conflict has star power behind it, thanks to acclaimed musician Bruce Cockburn and senator Romeo Dallaire.
Monday Magazine  |  Amanda Farrell  |  10-02-2008  |  War

Iraqi Journalist Ahmed Fadaam Talks American Occupation and Sectarian Violencenew

"We're going to have an anti-American generation being built, and prepared, to hate all the Americans. The Iraqis right now know that all Americans are the people wearing uniforms, helmets and sunglasses, and carrying fatal weapons. They don't know that there are people who are family people just like them, people who are trying to live their days, raise their kids and go to their jobs."
INDY Week  |  Matt Saldana  |  09-25-2008  |  War

13 Days in August: The Polish Missile Crisis

Why is the Bush Administration trying to provoke war with Russia?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  08-21-2008  |  War

How Bassam Sebti Sees the Iraq Warnew

Sebti lived through the first three years of the war as an Iraqi in Baghdad. He's watched the last two from Philadelphia.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Doron Taussig  |  06-02-2008  |  War

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