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Dirty Wars: A Review, Part 1: The Rise of Neoconservatives

Dirty Wars, by Jeremy Scahill Jeremy Scahill’s “Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield” is a masterpiece of independent journalism that explores the spread of U.S. paramilitary violence in the shadows. I have taken far too many notes (!) so … Continue reading

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The Secret History of US-Pakistan Relations

The modern relationship between Pakistan and the US can be traced back to a significant starting place: Afghanistan. Modern Afghanistan is divided by Hindu Kush mountain range stretching across the middle of the country. To the south live mainly Pashtun … Continue reading

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Secret Pakistan

A recent BBC2 documentary called ‘Secret Pakistan’ investigates the duplicity of Pakistan’s dealing with the US. In public, Pakistan was one of the strongest allies of the US throughout the 2000s and the Bush-Musharraf ‘war on terror’ relationship was strong. … Continue reading

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