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Afghanistan – ‘An Anatomy of Reporting’; Twenty-Five Years On: 1996-2021.

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John Simpson has been travelling the world as a journalist for forty years, reporting on the many wars, disasters and international events during that time. Even the attacks of 11 September 2001 in New York…

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How the Taliban Began – Afghanistan 1994-97 – John Simpson’s Journal (and how different are they now, really?)

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The Road to Kabul: Recent developments in Afghanistan, particularly over the past fortnight, together with this week’s (18th August) emergency debate in the House of Commons, have prompted me to write further on the question…

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A human drama set in Afghanistan

The American nation retreating Over the past few days, we here in the West have seen horrific images of unbelievably traumatic situations, which certainly cannot be ignored. The greatest American nation did as if they had to lose most of … Continue reading

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A strong and ambitious counter-terrorism policy is needed for the European Union

At its 561st plenary session, held on 9 and 10 June 2021, the European Economic and Social Committee welcomed and supported the strategic agenda to protect EU citizens from terrorism, as proposed in the EU Security Union Strategy, and agrees … Continue reading

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2015-2016 Religion

From the unpublished material January 4, 2017 Since the attack on the World-trade Centre in New York the relations between Muslims and other believers in the West became sour and the actions of fundamentalist groups with the silence of the … Continue reading

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2016 review Human rights

From the ‘forgotten to publish’ material, written on March 2017 After 2015 brought court sentences to some human traffickers and Great Britain voted to exit the EU it did not end the traffic. A court in Leuven heard how a … Continue reading

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2015 Human rights

Terrorism and freedom of speech In the wake of the horrific shooting at the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, illustrators and cartoonists around the world came together in solidarity with the 12 artists and ordinary people who … Continue reading

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Coming closer to the end of 2015 and the end for Donald Trump as presidential candidate

People saying “I am” The year that started with people all over the world shouting “Je suis Charlie” being followed in November with “Je suis Paris” has brought more division by some lunatics who want to conquer the world and … Continue reading

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Is ISIS a product of American in-action or a product of direct action

This weekend Paris attacks, right after the downing of a jet of Russian tourists over the Sinai and suicide bombings in Lebanon and Iraq, may indicate a sharp tactical shift for Islamic State. It had mostly limited its brutality to … Continue reading

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Ron Paul blames Neocons

The third largest political party in the state of Texas, “The Libertarian Party of Texas”, looked also at the current refugee crisis gripping the European Union and was also confronted with the question if it is “all America’s fault”. Fox … Continue reading

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