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Over 130 Children Killed in Tragic Peshawar Attack
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Over 130 Children Killed in Tragic Peshawar Attack

By Zoha Waseem: Heart-breaking images from Pakistan’s north-western city of Peshawar flooded news channels around the world today as over 140 people, including 132 children, were killed in one of the deadliest attacks ever to take place in the country. In a rescue operation that lasted over eight hours, six militants associated with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan … Continue reading

Why won’t the USA leave the Persian Gulf? The story of the ultimate ‘frenemies’
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Why won’t the USA leave the Persian Gulf? The story of the ultimate ‘frenemies’

By Mazhid Kat: In 1945 Franklin Roosevelt was the first President to admit that the United States had become oil-dependent.[i] This occurred because the American government had introduced a ‘conservation policy’ aimed at reducing the production of domestic oil and saving reserves for future generations by substituting it with imports.[ii] As a result, Roosevelt and King … Continue reading

The tortured narrative of a nation at war: USA & the CIA Torture Report
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The tortured narrative of a nation at war: USA & the CIA Torture Report

By Tyrell Mayfield: What is more important: truth or trust? Are they mutually exclusive? Does one require the other? These are the questions that America is struggling with as it finds itself once again standing at the crossroads of legal, moral, and social justice. The recent release of the summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s … Continue reading

It’s time for Colombia’s President to stop poisoning his people
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It’s time for Colombia’s President to stop poisoning his people

By Victoria Fontan: President Santos has championed a change in strategy in the ‘War on Drugs’, yet he continues to allow glyphosate fumigations in parts of Colombia. Since he came to power in 2010, Colombia’s President Santos has been a strong supporter of a change in the international strategy against drugs. Up till now the strategy … Continue reading