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Richard Falk: Failures of Militarism in Countering Mega-Terrorism

[Prefatory Note: I am posting on my blog a short article just published in a very good journal devoted to terrorism, Perspectives of Terrorism. It was originally presented at a conference in Washington, DC, and later revised. As always, civil comments welcome.]     Failures of Militarism in Countering Mega-Terrorism Abstract The introduction of this Read more…

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Deepak Tripathi: Britain in the Doldrums After the Brexit Vote

The United Kingdom has not seen such deep polarisation in living memory

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Deepak Tripathi: Back to the State of Nature

Recent events in Libya and Somalia have brought into focus some of the grimmest aspects of destroyed state structures, and consequences thereof. In Tripoli, US commandos seized Abu Anas al-Liby, al-Qaeda's man described as a mastermind of the 1998 American embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania. In the Somali coastal town of Barawe, an attack Read more…

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Deepak Tripathi: Syria’s Escalating Crisis

After several days of dilly-dallying and international pressure, the Syrian government has agreed to permit a team of United Nations experts to visit rebel-held suburbs of Damascus – scene of an apparent chemical attack last week. One immediate consequence has been to overshadow all previous chemical attacks which the UN inspectors had gone there to Read more…

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Deepak Tripathi: In Orwellian Egypt, A State Of Denial Rules

A society in which important actors live in denial of each other's interests and legitimacy is a society threatened by the abyss. There is ample evidence of this destructive phenomenon through the history of the Middle East, as elsewhere. One of the biggest casualties of the phenomenon of Arab awakening was Egypt's ruler Hosni Mubarak, Read more…

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Deepak Tripathi: Questions

The finger points everywhere.  At he who starts the fire,  He who pours oil. Who stands quietly by, Who screams violently.   Who condemns, Who applauds. The slanderer, The glorifier.   O’ where is He? To put out the flames.   ––Deepak Tripathi

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Deepak Tripathi: US Drone Attacks

Press TV program broadcast on May 28, 2012 with Gordon Duff (Veterans Today), Michael Maloof (security analyst) and Deepak Tripathi (writer). 

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Richard Falk: Quran Burning: Mistake, Crime, and Metaphor

On February 20, 2012 several US soldiers – five of whom have so far been identified – took some Islamic writings, including several copies of the Quran, to a landfill on Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan where they were burned. As soon as Afghan workers on the scene realised that Qurans were being burned, it Read more…

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Marjorie Cohn: Review of “Breeding Ground”

Review of Deepak Tripathi, "Breeding Ground: Afghanistan and the Origins of Islamist Terrorism" (Potomac Books, Inc., 2011) After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the Bush administration rolled out its “Global War on Terror.”  Although the Obama White House doesn’t use that moniker, many of its policies are indistinguishable from those of its predecessor. Read more…

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Deepak Tripathi: Getting Away With Torture – HRW

Press TV's News Analysis on July 13, 2011 discussed the HRW report on US war abuses under President George W. Bush and the Obama administrations's promises to take corrective measures. Program guests were Alison Weir (Washington), Deepak Tripathi (London) and Ali al-Nashmi (Baghdad).   

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