Bhutto was key to US plan
Benazir Bhutto was central to American hopes of broadening out Pakistan‘s government from the figure of General Musharraf. Washington helped engineer the political deal that saw her return and now it has seen that lead to disaster, with the loss of one of […]
Iran says documents show U.S. backing “terrorists”
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran has access to evidence of U.S. support for terrorist groups in the Middle East, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Sunday.
U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran‘s military
Petraeus steps up accusations against […]
Blackwater ‘arms smuggling probe’
Security Firm Faces Criminal Charges in Iraq
Feds Target Blackwater in Weapons Probe
Ever wonder why it’s so important, to the war profiteers, to sponge up so much money with the blood? I have a theory.
These profiteers are not stupid enough to think […]
On Thursday The Washington Post reported that Intelligence gathered by the United States over the past six months points to possible cooperation between North Korea and Damascus on building a nuclear facility on Syrian land.
The report said the evidence for the claim came primarily from Israel, including satellite images that led […]
Al Jazeera in depth research into Iraq’s many armies: Four years ago the fighting in Iraq was just beginning. The armed group al-Qaeda in Iraq did not even exist and Sunni and Shia groups were working together against the US-led forces.
Three years ago, sectarian divisions escalated into a battle some believe […]
Will President Bush bomb Iran?
In a nondescript room, two blocks from the American Capitol building, a group of Bush administration staffers is gathered to consider the gravest threat their government has faced this century: the testing of a nuclear weapon by Iran.
The United States, no longer […]
Bush urges Congress to pass wiretap bill Lawmakers hustle to act before recess
WASHINGTON — Congress is rushing to expand the military’s authority to wiretap phone calls and e-mails on US soil. The Bush administration, warning that terrorists may soon attack again, […]
The Pashtun time bomb
The alarming growth of Al Qaeda and the Taliban in the Pashtun tribal region of northwest Pakistan and southern Afghanistan is usually attributed to the popularity of their messianic brand of Islam and to covert help from Pakistani intelligence agencies.
But another, more ominous reason also explains their […]