Daily Archives: November 16, 2010

Nov 16 2010

A New Security Dilemma: Plan Colombia and the Use of Private Military Companies in South America

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By Fernando Brancoli In January 2009, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe affirmed that after decades of defeats, his country, together with the United States, was finally succeeding in its main challenge: the long war against the guerrillas involved in drug trafficking. … Continue reading

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Nov 16 2010

Islam and the State

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By Dr Munir Majid Mention Islam and there is suspicion, fear and outrage in many non-Muslim countries particularly in the West, based on misrepresentation, not least by Muslims themselves. It is seen as some dark influence and threat incompatible with … Continue reading

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