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  1. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: The Muslim Brotherhood, by Carrie Rosefsky Wickham

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... terrorism. The group milked what sympathy they could get as a repressed opposition. All the while, between spikes of brutal confrontation, the two sides tolerated each other- within limits. In or out of power, the main question concerning the Brotherhood is its aptitude for modern democratic politics. Wickham gives no definitive answer because there is plenty of evidence both for and against. ...

  2. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraq must unite to survive, says leading Shiite cleric

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 01:32am by AFP

    ... Iran to charge that Washington lacked the "will" to fight terror. A swift ISIL-led offensive has overrun swathes of northern and central Iraq, threatening the United States's ... ambassador to Baghdad James Jeffrey said there has been a "definite uptick" in Washington's criticism of Maliki. "Everybody is a bit at fault in Iraq on the sectarian thing, ...

  3. The frustrated generation

    Posted Jan 19th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... for them is definitely tougher than it was for their parents, with threats of terrorism, climate change and financial crises, to name just a few,' he says. Wong believes the government must ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - Rule of law

    Interpreting the rule of law

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 06:56pm by Peter Henry Goldsmith

    ... of law but still do what was necessary to combat a grievous threat from terrorism. I however became increasingly of the view that upholding the rule of law was not an obstacle to tackling terrorism but a key part of a successful strategy of tackling it. It enables us to show how our values are better than those of the terrorists for example because they are more just and more fair ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Q&A: Olivia Munn

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am

    ... a journalism major has definitely helped in many moments in my career.” What can we expect from your character in the new season of The Newsroom? “Sloan is the economist on the show and this year she gets to take on more news stories on administration and anti-terrorism policies. She also has this great ‘big brother, little sister’ relationship with Will [McAvoy, anchor of the fictional ...

  6. Tied up in tangle of visa red tape

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Transnational Relations at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, said the Beijing Games were 'definitely' a likely target for terrorism and it was understandable for the central ... introduced would act as an effective safeguard against terrorism. 'If you have a hotel voucher and airline ticket, you can apply for a visa. In what way does that screen out terrorists? ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New York City police disband Muslim tracking unit

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:01pm by AP

    ... A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said. NYPD ... an early warning system for terrorism. But in a deposition made public in 2012, an NYPD chief testified that the unit's work had never generated a lead or triggered a terrorism investigation ...

  8. FILM (1964)

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... disaster that they felt it had to be a comedy. And really, why not? They say that humour is the best way to deliver a harrowing message, and Dr Strangelove is the ideal definition of a 'black comedy': a political satire so absurdly dark in its true-to-life balance of terror between nuclear powers that one can't help but laugh. Taking the basic idea that funny people are never ...

  9. Moral ground in 'war on terror' worth fighting for

    Posted Sep 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If there is one position that cannot be abandoned in the 'war on terror' it is the high moral ground. It may seem that sticking to recognised minimum standards of civilised ... of being seen as 'soft on terror'- persuaded him to alter course. The issue is Mr Bush's attempt to convince the US Congress to pass a law specifically authorising special military ...

  10. Who's had the biggest influence on the world in the past 50 years?

    Posted May 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is definitely Osama bin Laden. Because of this incident, the Twin Towers, worth billions, were destroyed and thousands of innocent lives were lost. Globally, it is after this heartbreaking tragedy that airports realised the importance of having better precautions against terrorism. Jason Da Rosa, 16 South Island School Tough question... probably... ME! All that giveaway file-paper, those times ...




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