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  1. Historical barrier may hamper the hunt for al-Qaeda

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... al-Qaeda members were hiding in the area. 'There is a lot of hype,' said Rashid, author of the best-selling Taliban: Islam, Oil and the New Great Game in Central Asia. 'They want ...

  2. Up in arms

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... on a language barrier, and that the US soldiers' intention was to protect the locals. But Nabil Tan, a deputy presidential adviser on the peace process, defended Dr Lakkian's English ... such as China. Dr Niksch said it was the Chinese build-up on Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in 1995 that made Manila invite the US back to sign a VFA. Observers noted that Manila invited US ...

  3. Bush's disastrous Afghan legacy

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... that the global imperium of the US is coming to an end far faster than anyone might have imagined before President George W. Bush came to office. Why worry? Great powers have come and gone and the world ... to the US defenders, who were forced to use their vehicles as barriers to stop the insurgents. The attack was a leap in confidence by the Taleban, a new dimension from hit-and-run attacks, ...

  4. WTO protests: the contingency plan

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... a police van. They pulled metal barriers apart to use as weapons, along with bamboo flagpoles, and came within metres of the Convention Centre. Police responded with tear gas, pepper spray ... Centre] would be of great attraction to them because it is closer to the venue. It was our tactic to lure and contain them there as Lockhart Road is narrow and lined with shops and people. ...

  5. Sharon's latest map: an outline for peace or just a tactical diversion?

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Lynfield

    ... of expanding its borders, 'what we have succeeded in doing is of great significance'. Last year a senior Sharon adviser, Dov Weisglass, said the Gaza withdrawal would apply ... of the West Bank separation barrier inside occupied territory, and the expansion of West Bank settlements, while accusing the Palestinian Authority of failing to act against terrorism. That, said Mr ...



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