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    Glasgow: time for soul-searching

    Praful Bidwai
    16 July 2007
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  2. ‘Counterterrorism’ used to crackdown on civil society

    Ben Hayes
    27 August 2014
    Multi-media

    International counterterrorism guidelines are being used - and encouraging - authoritarian regimes to repress civil society worldwide. Countries with severe restrictions like Saudi Arabia receive stellar ratings under these guidelines, while much freer countries like Norway are considered non-compliant.

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    Violence, Governance and Islam in Pakistan

    Jochen Hippler
    24 September 2008
    Article
    In 2007, 3600 people got killed by political violence in Pakistan, compared to 8000 in the Afghan war. What policies are needed that could start to bring stability to its people?
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    Video: The Zone of Turbulence: Afghanistan

    Praful Bidwai, Michael Warschawski, Director of the Alternative Information Centre, Jerusalem
    21 January 2011
    Multi-media

    Afghanistan is a classic instance of the political and military mess that empires leave behind.

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    "Derzeit kann niemand Bhuttos Rolle übernehmen"

    Jochen Hippler, Interview by Sofia T. Jarrin
    02 January 2008
    Article
    Der Mord an der Oppositionsführerin Bhutto stürzt Pakistan in eine tiefe Krise. ''In absehbarer Zeit kann niemand Bhuttos Rolle übernehmen'', sagt Politikwissenschaftler Hippler von der Uni Duisburg-Essen im tagesschau.de-Interview. Für Präsident Muscharraf wird die Lage mit Bhuttos Tod noch schwieriger.
  6. Afghanistan and the Pakistan crisis

    Mariano Aguirre
    04 March 2008
    Article
    Scarce attention to poverty alleviation and blind reliance on military might has brought the western forces in Afghanistan to a standstill. Putting Pakistan into the equation is a key to any solution in Afghanistan.
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    Changing the discourse: first step toward changing the policy?

    Phyllis Bennis
    05 June 2009
    Article

    Obama's Cairo speech shifted the discourse, away from justifying reckless imperial hubris, unilateralism and militarism and towards a more cooperative and potentially even internationalist approach. It is the task of people across the US to mobilise and turn that new language into new policies.

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    Terrorismus und Islam

    Jochen Hippler
    01 December 2001
    Article
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    Going global: the UK government’s ‘CVE’ agenda, counter-radicalisation and covert propaganda

    Ben Hayes, Asim Qureshi
    10 May 2016
    Article

    Revelations of UK covert propaganda operation to counter extremism reveals dangers of secretive state-sponsored 'civil society' initiatives. A healthy democracy depends on civil society groups staying independent of government and corporations, or otherwise open about their relationship.

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    Contested terrain: Obama's Iraq withdrawal plan and the peace movement

    Phyllis Bennis
    06 March 2009
    Article
    President Obama's speech to Congress was a good first step, but we still have a lot of work to do to end the war in Iraq.
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    Afghan creep

    Saul Landau
    17 September 2009
    Article
    President Obama’s Afghan and Pakistan goals for U.S. security remain obscure. If Obama focused instead on the phantom-like bin Laden he may ensure a second term.
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    Escalating Threats of US Attacks Against Iran

    Phyllis Bennis
    15 February 2007
    Article

    The US administration’s anti-Iranian rhetoric is escalating rapidly. Phyllis Bennis assesses the risk of such an attack and sets out the challenges that it poses to the anti-war movement.

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    A fool and charlatan in power

    Saul Landau
    18 January 2007
    Article
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    Feeling calmer than in New York

    Saul Landau
    22 March 2007
    Article
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    A farcical trial under occupation’s sword

    Praful Bidwai
    23 November 2006
    Article
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    Crafting an opportunity for peace

    Praful Bidwai
    24 February 2007
    Article
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    Can't Stay the Course, Can't End the War, But We'll Call it Bipartisan

    Phyllis Bennis, Erik Leaver
    07 December 2006
    Article

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