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  1. Bigger, badder brother

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... A new Hollywood film poses questions about terrorism that are as relevant- and controversial- now as they were 25 years ago, writes Richard James Havis A GOVERNMENT THAT keeps its subjects in check by playing on terrorism fears? A government that spies on its citizens? A government that tortures in the name of freedom? Some might think this is a description of the Bush ...

  2. The UN: a test of strength if ever there was one

    Posted Oct 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... backyard it can address difficult issues shelved in the past, like a broad agreement on the definition of terrorism and the use of pre-emptive force. Despite the inevitable flaws of a co-operative ... The United Nations has, sadly, suffered collateral damage in a world changed forever by terrorism. Its authority was diminished by the US-led invasion of Iraq without UN support, and its ...

  3. Analysts dispute Uygur ties with terrorists

    Posted Sep 05th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... as terrorism. 'The degree of pressure is unbelievable,' Becquelin says. 'Under the Chinese definition of terrorism, anyone who criticises the Chinese state is a separatist or a terrorist. ... was suddenly urging international support for its fight against rampant terrorism in Xinjiang, home to some 9 million Uygur Muslims. China argued that forces in Xinjiang were connected to international ...

  4. What Roosevelt can teach the DAB

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hamas glorifies terrorism: any primary school student would conclude that when a majority chooses a party whose mission is to destroy an entire nation, then that group, by definition, glorifies ... A right to incite hatred? I refer to Michael Chugani's article 'Who is 'glorifying' terrorism?', (March 1). Only in the left-wing media would someone find a small, plastic ...

  5. Marine's jailing unlikely to affect US-Philippine ties

    Posted Dec 05th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... scheme of things' such as the fight against terrorism. 'But, definitely, this could lead to a further re-examination of the VFA which gave the accused [soldiers] special treatment... ...

  6. Why these scenes won't stop

    Posted Sep 07th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq, but terrorism was definitely a global worry. 'We shouldn't consider any country as being immune from their activity because they see themselves as waging ... Is the 'war on terror' being won? Indeed, can it ever be won? Peter Kammerer asks whether the post-9/11 world is any more secure US President George W. Bush forewarned ...

  7. The Third Reich in Power

    Posted Nov 12th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb The Third Reich in Power by Richard J. Evans Penguin, HK$156 This is the second of a definitive three-volume history of Germany's Third Reich planned by Cambridge professor Richard Evans. The Third Reich in Power focuses on the period between 1933 and 1939 and how Adolf Hitler's use of terror 'intimidated Germans into acquiescence' ...

  8. Vietnam: The Definitive Oral History- Told From All Sides

    Posted Dec 31st 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Vietnam: The Definitive Oral History- Told From All Sides by Christian G. Appy Ebury Press, HK$272 Critics skewer comparisons of Iraq and Vietnam wars as glib. But even ... diplomat, and a Playboy Playmate pop up along with draft dodgers and artists. Vietnam purports to be the definitive word-of-mouth account of the longest war in US history, which claimed some three ...

  9. Concerns linger over new surveillance bill

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The government has made concessions about the definition of public security for its proposed covert surveillance bill, but lawmakers said yesterday that these were insufficient. Legislators scrutinising the Interception of Communications and Surveillance Bill spent their meeting with government officials debating the definition of public security, the second ...

  10. Visit by Iranian leader defended

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... into an organisation that says it's against terror'. Confirming Beijing's invitation to Tehran, Shanghai Co-operation Organisation secretary-general Zhang Deguang also said the five-year-old ... unlike the US, did not consider Iran a terrorist state. 'We can't agree to listing Iran, an observer of the organisation, as a supporter of terrorism,' he said. 'If we have ...




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