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    Glasgow: time for soul-searching

    Praful Bidwai
    16 July 2007
    Article
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    How international rules on countering the financing of terrorism impact civil society

    • Ben Hayes
    08 May 2013
    Policy briefing

    Making banks and non-profits liable for the acts and social networks of their customers and beneficiaries while holding charities and CSOs responsible for the ‘extremist’ views and actions of their associates stifles freedom of association and expression and promotes self-censorship.

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    Feeling calmer than in New York

    Saul Landau
    22 March 2007
    Article
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    The Penitent’s Progress

    Walden Bello
    22 February 2007
    Article
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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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    Dealing with naxalism in Chhattisgarh

    Praful Bidwai
    05 October 2007
    Article
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    Ending the US War in Afghanistan

    • Phyllis Bennis, David Wildman
    03 November 2009
    Book

    In this compact, concise, jargon-free primer, the authors examine the U.S. war in Afghanistan and why it must be brought to an end.

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    Fighting terrorism the wrong way

    Praful Bidwai
    13 June 2008
    Article
  9. September 11th Didn't Change the World. September 12th Did

    Phyllis Bennis
    12 September 2011
    Article

    It wasn’t the events of September 11th that changed the world, but the events of September 12th and beyond, when the Bush administration took the world to war in response; that changed the world, and continues to threaten U.S. and global security, and shred U.S. democracy.

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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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    Introduction to "Selling US Wars"

    Achin Vanaik
    01 March 2007
    Article
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    Beyond “New Terrorism” – Local roots and the transnationalisation of ‘Islamist’ Violence

    Jochen Hippler
    11 August 2008
    Article
    Hippler in a research paper argues that "terrorism" attributed to Islam does not differ substantially from previous terrorist groups and obscures real political objectives.
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    Pakistan's drift into the hands of extremists

    Tariq Ali
    03 March 2009
    Article
  14. Justice or Vengeance: lessons from Bin Laden's death

    Phyllis Bennis
    02 May 2011
    Article

    Vengeance may have been wreaked on the infamous Al Qaeda leader, but as long as deadly U.S. wars continue in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and beyond, justice has not been done.

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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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    September, the cruelest month in Chile

    Saul Landau
    20 September 2007
    Article
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    Architect of Defeat: Rumsfeld and the American Way of War

    Gabriel Kolko
    19 December 2006
    Article
  18. UN expert raises alarm at global trend of restricting civil society space on pretext of national security and counter-terrorism

    28 October 2015
    Snapshot

    United Nations human rights expert Ben Emmerson today urged governments across the world to ensure that the NGO sector be allowed to continue to play an indispensable role in co-ordinated efforts to counter the spread of terrorism.

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    Barack Obama and Afghanistan: a closer look

    Mariano Aguirre
    14 April 2009
    Article
    The United States’s shift of strategy towards “AfPak” needs to go further by taking account of regional concerns and local agencies.

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