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US Trapped in an Unwinnable War in Afghanistan

Unwinnable war in Afghanistan

Put aside the prognostic historical narratives that Afghanistan is the graveyard of invading superpowers. On the basis of concrete facts, analyzed below, the US faces a difficult future in Afghanistan and has two options: first, and the better one, leave Afghanistan as quickly as possible; second, stay and continue sacrificing American sons and daughters, recruited mostly from less privileged families.

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Omar Khadr: An enemy combatant or the victim of US war machine?

Omar Khadr

Omar Khadr was born on the 19th of September 1986, in Toronto, Ontario. 16 years later he would begin his time at Guantanamo Bay, where he was held until 2012.

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Why is Tajikistan imposing a dress code on its people?

Defining "appropriate" dress for its citizens is yet another form of repression of Tajikistan's authoritarian regime.

A hijabi Tajik woman

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Geopolitical Dirty Dreams: Israel’s ‘Victory Caucus’

David Friedman

The word hubris is far too kind in describing Donald Trump’s approach to the Middle East cauldron of conflict, with his response to the Palestinian struggle being more revealing of his absurd braggadocio brand than of malice, although its impact is malicious.

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Strife in Jerusalem: Fears of popular revolts bring Israel and Arabs together

Protests in recent weeks that forced Israel to lift restrictions on access and dismantle security arrangements installed on a site that evokes deep-seated emotions among Muslims and Jews alike had all the makings of a popular revolt.

al-Aqsa

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