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The Reasons Behind America’s Withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Reasons Behind America’s Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Abid Mustafa Recently, there has been a lot of coverage about America’s planned exit from Afghanistan, which is scheduled to take place at the end of 2014. Hence, it would be good to review whether America [...]

Woolwich is tied to our foreign policy

Woolwich is tied to our foreign policy

Hasnet Lais What a crazy week it’s been and a particularly testing one for the British Muslim community. The buzzwords ‘Islamic extremists’ and ‘Muslim terrorists’ returned with a vengeance in the wake of the Woolwich tragedy [...]

Afghanistan: America and NATO misadventures

Afghanistan: America and NATO misadventures

 Abid Mustafa “The West has already failed in Afghanistan, just as the Soviets failed in the 1980s and the British way back in the nineteenth century.”–John Humphrys   After having fought for more than a decade [...]

AfPak: Mutiny on the Bounty

AfPak: Mutiny on the Bounty

The Taliban began their spring campaign as a British lord put a price on Bush’s scalp, notes Eric Walberg Kabul was cast into chaos Sunday as the Taliban began their spring offensive with attacks on US, [...]

Costly “Freedom” in Afghanistan

Costly “Freedom” in Afghanistan

Ramzy Baroud The Afghans are a proud people with a long and formidable history of resistance to foreign occupation. The fact that they have always prevailed, however, should not distract from the horror they still routinely [...]

The British Soldier: A Protected Species

The British Soldier: A Protected Species

Fahad Ansari This week, a British teenager was charged with committing a racially aggravated public order offence. In a society rampant with racially motivated crimes ranging from anti-social behaviour to assault and murder, it is to [...]