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Red Cross Monitors Barred From Guantánamo
A confidential 2003 manual for operating the Guantánamo detention center shows that military officials had a policy of denying detainees access to independent monitors from the International Committee of the Red Cross. The manual said one goal was to "exploit the disorientation and disorganization...
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Imran Khan's Message to UK: 'My Life Is In Danger' News
Imran Khan's Message to UK: 'My Life Is In Danger'
Imran Khan, the Pakistani opposition leader and former cricketer, was arrested yesterday, less than 48 hours after sending a desperate text message to his solicitor saying that he feared for his life. Mr Khan had emerged after 11 days in hiding, having gone on the run to escape arrest in the...
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President Pervez Musharraf &  Imran Khan News
Pakistan's Khan To Face Anti-Terror Charges
LAHORE, Pakistan - Pakistani police arrested cricket legend Imran Khan and said he would be charged under anti-terrorism laws after he emerged from hiding to join a student protest Wednesday. His detention came as former premier Benazir Bhutto hammered the phones from under house arrest in an...
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An Appeal to Barack Obama
"The Democrats have been stuck in the arguments of Vietnam, which means that either you're a Scoop Jackson Democrat or you're a Tom Hayden Democrat and you're suspicious of any military action. And that's just not my framework." - Sen. Barack Obama Barack, I thought Hillary Clinton was known as the...
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Members of the Pakistan American Council of Texas and the Houston chapter of Tehreek-e-Insaaf protest outside the Pakistani Consulate in northwest Houston, some 8,000 miles from their homeland. Views
The Battle for Pakistan
The imposition of martial law under the garb of emergency should make it abundantly clear to everyone that dictators cannot afford even a semblance of either an independent judicial system or a free media. And neither can the assortment of criminals camouflaged as politicians who collaborate with...
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President George W. Bush and President Pervez Musharraf, of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Views
Pakistan, Prince of Denmark
The only way to explain why the US and its allies do not abandon a leader who is less popular with his people than the terrorist whom he is being paid billions to hunt is that the people of Pakistan are considered irrelevant in discussions about Pakistan. At about every 20-year interval, the west...
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Déjà Vu All Over Again
The US is smearing IAEA chief Mohamed ElBaradei for not finding evidence of Iranian nuclear weapons. Sound familiar?
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War IS a Women's Issue, Senator Clinton
I spoke with Senator Clinton back in 2006, when I spent almost three months spearheading Operation House Call , a daily vigil in the summer sauna of Capitol Hill, with a growing number of combat boots representing what Congress's decision to "stay the course" in Iraq was costing our troops. The...
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Democrats Live the Lie - to Their Peril and to the Nation's
The timid, equivocating, and compromising behavior of the Democrats today-in Congress and among the "top tier" presidential candidates-is despicable, arguably criminal, and gravely dangerous to their political ambitions and to the nation's future. The Democrats will not confront and discredit the...
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A Tortured Stance on Torture
In half a century of reporting around the world, I have found that there was usually a feeling that the United States stood for standards of liberty, human rights, and the dignity of mankind. The Bush administration has taken us off that gold standard and drained away much of that reservoir of...
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