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Drones, the blind and silent assassins

“The Obama administration has floated a plan to shift drone operations from the Central Intelligence Agency to the military. This is supposed to make targeted killings of suspected terrorists more transparent and accountable, but so far it looks as if it would be a marginal improvement”. This was the first paragraph of an editorial of the New […]

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Shot at 14 because she wanted to become a doctor

Malala Yousafzai, 14, was shot in the head by a Taliban activist because she was openly spoke for the right of girls to receive education in the Swat valley of Pakistan. Here father had a private school for girls and they have to fly during the dominion of the Taliban in the region for three months […]

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Obama tries to explain freedom of speech to extremists in the Arab countries

President Obama used his address to the UN General Assembly today among other important things to try to teach extremists what means for Americans Free Speech after the killing ambassador Chris Stevens in Benghazi, Libya in the uprising provoked by the airing of a crude video mocking and insulting Muhammad made in the US by […]

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The drama of a girl and Blasphemy in Pakistan

A 14 years old christian learning disabled girl is in jail for more than two weeks accused of Blasphemy. Today a judge accepted a bail application for a total amount equal to 10,400 $ payable in two equal parts.  It is unlikable that her family would have the money to achieved the release of  the […]

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Journalists risking their lives in Pakistan: the death of Syed Saleem Shahzad

Where a story can cost you your life – Listening Post – Al Jazeera English. This is not a brand new story, is ten days old in the case of Syed Saleem Shahzad, an investigative journalist from the Asia Times Online in Pakistan, 40 years old, father of 3 children between 14 and 4 years […]

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Al Qaeda concedes and threatens

The cycle is closed. Al Qaeda confirmed that Osama bin Laden is dead and that he was killed by US forces, so there is no more room for doubts. The icon is gone. Now, his terrorist wire is reacting as was expected: announcing “tears and blood” for the americans wherever they happen to be, and […]

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Obama and the end of Osama

So Osama Bin Laden is dead. Some are waiting for a confirmation from Al Qaeda, but the fact that quickly after the president Obama’s announcement of the killing Al Jazeera and other muslim media were reporting the story, some with new facts, as the footage of the location where he was found, and the silence […]

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The bad heritage of the border of Pakistan

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