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    US no business in the middle of Afghan civil war

    Phyllis Bennis
    07 Diciembre 2009
    Multi-media

    Obama said that there was no military solution, but that's all he's really offering.

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    President Obama's Afghanistan Escalation Speech: An Assessment

    Phyllis Bennis
    03 Diciembre 2009
    Article

    President Obama's speech reflected accountability not to his base, the extraordinary mobilization of people who swept this anti-war and anti-racist candidate into office, but rather to the exigencies of Washington's traditional military, political, and corporate power-brokers who define "national security."

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    Reprise? Obama and Afghanistan

    Phyllis Bennis
    30 Noviembre 2009
    Article

    Obama's caving in to the pressures of Pentagon to escalate the war in Afghanistan will inevitably mean weakening his programmes at home and losing the support of the broad progressive coalition that brought him to power.

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    Corruption in Afghanistan - Blame and shame

    Martin Jelsma, Tom Kramer
    19 Noviembre 2009
    Article

    If the international community is serious about dealing with corruption in Afghanistan, they need to revise their own dubious practices.

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    UN Note: The Missing U.S. Ambassador

    Phyllis Bennis
    08 Noviembre 2009
    Article

    The US crusade to bury the Goldstone report (holding Israel and Hamas accountable for war crimes) was one of the fiercest of any waged in recent years.

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    Ending the US War in Afghanistan

    • Phyllis Bennis, David Wildman
    03 Noviembre 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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    Inside Story - The UN mission in Afghanistan

    Phyllis Bennis, Ahmad Fawsi, Jun Borras
    29 Octubre 2009
    En los medios

    The UN has huge role to play in Afghanistan, but when it is trying to do this under the conditions of occupation it is inevitable that it is going to be seen as part of that occupation, not as part of the solution.

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    "Armeen dienen nicht mehr der Abschreckung"

    Jochen Hippler
    24 Septiembre 2009
    Article

    Friedensforscher Jochen Hippler über den Waffen-Mix im 21. Jahrhundert und neue Anforderungen an Soldaten angesichts regionaler Konflikte.

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    Why The Goldstone Report Matters

    Richard Falk
    23 Septiembre 2009
    Article

    Despite the impeccable credentials of the commission members, and the worldwide reputation of Richard Goldstone as a person of integrity and political balance, Israel refused cooperation from the outset.

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    Michael Klare

    Perfil

    Michael Klare is a professor of Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire University, a renowned analyst on oil politics and US defence policy and was TNI's first Phd graduate when TNI used to run an academic programme through a virtual US university.

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    Nina Brenjo

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    Nina Brenjo joined TNI as communications manager in 2009. She regularly scans the global coverage of issues relevant to TNI’s work and is primarily responsible for media outreach and the promotion of TNI books....

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    Burma's Cease-fires at Risk

    • Tom Kramer
    15 Septiembre 2009

    In August the Burma army occupied the Kokang region after several days of fighting, ending two decades of cease-fire with the ethnic minority group. The resumption of fighting in northern Burma raises speculation about the other cease-fires. Tensions are rising and the cease-fire groups have put their armed forces on high alert.

  13. Kamil Mahdi

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    Associate

    Kamil Mahdi is an experienced analyst of Middle Eastern politics and economics, in particular the political economy of oil-exporting countries. Mahdi is secretary of the International Association of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, researching Iraq's economy, politics and modern history including the politics and economics of sanctions, conflict and occupation. His other interests include economic...

  14. Jochen Hippler

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    Associate

    Former TNI director (1993-95), Jochen Hippler is a specialist on the Muslim Middle East (mostly Arab countries) and Central Asian politics (mostly Afghanistan and Pakistan)....

  15. Mariano Aguirre

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    Associate

    Mariano Aguirre is Senior Advisor on Peacebuilding at the Office of the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Colombia. He was before the director of the Norwegian Centre for Conflict Resolution (NOREF), in Oslo....

  16. Boris Kagarlitsky

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    Associate

    Boris Kagarlitsky es un conocido comentarista internacional sobre la vida política y social de Rusia. Entre 1990 y 1993, fue diputado del consejo municipal de Moscú, así como miembro de la ejecutiva del Partido Socialista de Rusia, cofundador del Partido del Trabajo y asesor del presidente de la Federación Independiente de Sindicatos de Rusia. Anteriormente, fue estudiante de crítica del arte...

  17. Achin Vanaik

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    Fellow

    Profesor jubilado de Relaciones Internacionales y Política Mundial de la Universidad de Delhi, Achin Vanaik es miembro activo de la Coalición por el Desarme Nuclear y la Paz (India). Sus libros y escritos se centran en temas que van desde la economía política, la religión, el comunalismo y el secularismo en la India, hasta la política internacional contemporánea y el desarme nuclear.

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    Taking credit for Sweden’s defeat

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    09 Julio 2009
    Article
    Moscow and Kiev have found something new to argue about, and who would have thought that it would be an event that happened 300 years ago — the Battle of Poltava.
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    Burma: Neither War Nor Peace

    05 Julio 2009
    Report

    Whilst a twenty year ceasefire still holds, there is unlikely to be peace and democracy in Burma without a political settlement that addresses ethnic minority needs and goals.

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    Netanyahu speaks: The Israel-Palestine ball remains in Obama's court

    Phyllis Bennis
    17 Junio 2009
    Article
    Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu used the term 'Palestinian state' to pacify Obama, but his vision of the state amounts to a flag and an anthem, with no concessions from the Israeli side.

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