Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dec 20 2010

Isolated: The West or Iran?

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By Maaike Warnaar Western policy makers should be better aware of what their actions mean in the context of Iran’s political discourse. If they were, they would realise that much of their current policies are counterproductive. Though intended to isolate … Continue reading

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Dec 16 2010

Wikileaks: how Web Technologies are changing the game for Freedom of Information.

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By Felipe Heusser A true information and political earthquake resulted from the collision of the two great plates of internet freedom and US diplomacy. The epicenter? Wikileaks, a well known website led by Julian Assange since 2006 that encourages online … Continue reading

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Dec 16 2010

National Intelligence Estimate Reaffirms Pakistan’s Role in Defeating Taliban

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By Faheem Haider The latest National Intelligence Estimates (NIE) for Afghanistan and Pakistan report what most analysts of the region and the wars there already know: the U.S. intervention in Afghanistan won’t work unless the Pakistani government and military rounds … Continue reading

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