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

Originally posted on Andrew James:
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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Being Charlie 10

Very soon after the Paris attack on Wednesday last week, Muslims in Europe were already feeling the backlash from it.  This also made many to call for insight and calmness. The United Nations Human Rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein said … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 2

The attack on Wednesday, against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, which seemed to be directed by Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula “as revenge for the honour” of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, while authorities hunted the suspects Wednesday, shock … Continue reading

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