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Dec 22nd, 2012
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By Terra Lawson-Remer Transparency International just released its 2012 country rankings of corruption in the public sector. The index is based on a variety of corruption-related data, including public opinion polls and assessments collected from experts living and working in the areas studied. It ex...
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Dec 13th, 2012
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Two renowned Africa experts called for an immediate international intervention in Mali Wednesday at a roundtable discussion in Ottawa. Robert Fowler, former deputy minister of national defense and ambassador to the United Nations, and Robert Rotberg, of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Governme...
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Dec 7th, 2012
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With the re-election of Barack Obama as president of the leading imperialist state in the world, the foreign policy orientation of the second administration will continue along the same trajectory of exploitation of the labour and resources of oppressed peoples and the intensification of militarism i...
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Nov 14th, 2012
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The military scandal gripping America took an extraordinary twist last night when a second general was linked to one of the two women who precipitated the fall of CIA director General David Petraeus. Petraeus, 60, hailed by some as the finest officer of his generation, was forced to step down after t...
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Oct 30th, 2012
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By Sybille Fuchs The US is increasingly using private security forces to wage its wars and maintain its occupation of countries after the withdrawal of regular troops. Both in Iraq and Afghanistan, thousands of mercenaries and dozens of private security companies are being deployed to this end. The u...
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Oct 23rd, 2012
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By Sabahat Khan, Unilateral U.S. drone strikes in the tribal areas of Pakistan have been a contentious and thorny issue between Washington and Islamabad for some years now but a new political movement being spearheaded by Imran Khan – leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Pakistan Movement for Just...
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Oct 12th, 2012
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Valentin KATASONOV Part I As noted in the previous part of the paper, the global drug mafia is a three-level formation. The strategic objectives pursued at the executive Level 3 are: • The whitewashing of the cash flows generated by drug sales; • Revenue investment in various sectors of the economy; ...
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Oct 11th, 2012
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By: Zabihullah Noori Afghan President Hamid Karzai — an out of favour character, not only among the world leaders, but also among many Afghans — seeks ways to regain fame by bringing the Taliban around the negotiation table. Many Afghans consider Karzai’s second term as illicit because of scandalous ...
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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While the President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, GCFR and the commander in chief of the Armed Forces, was giving his Independence Day address on NTA, the head of the terrorist leadership Mujahdeen Abubakar Shekau, Supreme Commander of the Jammatu Ahlis Sunnati Ludawati Wahl Jihad aka ...
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Sep 27th, 2012
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By: B. Raman  Al Qaeda in North Waziristan, Al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP), the NeoTaliban of Afghanistan and the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have been closely following the presidential election campaign in the US. While they have kept up their rhetoric against President Barack Obama, the...