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The Zawahiri Factor

Originally published in Daily Times on Sunday June 19, 2011 as my weekly column BAAGHI A rather belated but widely speculated announcement of Zawahiri’s ascension to the terror throne hit the counter-terrorism amphitheatre last week. The announcement came about around

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Listen, Gentlemen!

This piece was originally published in Daily Times on July 21, 2010  Considering the establishment’s numerous attempts in the past to disgrace the civilian leadership both domestically and internationally, it is particularly disturbing to see the latter not trying to

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Charlie, You Bit Our Finger but Rest in Peace

  I'm posting following for Baaghi readers. An article, by Major Jeremy Kotkin, a US Army officer who specializes in Afghanistan and Pakistan. This article was posted in Registan.net on February 13, 2010. It is interesting to read these views from a US soldier

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The Woman Who Shaped History

  Who says women have not contributed to the human history? Here’s one of our Asian female heroes who made us all proud with her life full of struggle, and responsible to stand up for our rights, through her death!

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What's Wrong with Suicide Bombing?

  This was an interesting read from an old post that appeared in The Wisdom Fund What's wrong with "suicide" bombing? Like tanks, gunships, bunker-busting bombs, F-16s, and cruise missiles, it kills people. That's what's wrong. The reported fatalities between

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What's Common Between Taliban and US Forces?

    Guess what is common between US forces and Taliban? Yes, its God. If Muslims’ God shows face of apocalyptic violence, the Christians’’ God surely says: “And when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee; thou shalt smite

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A Decade Of Trends And The Unexpected

Published on strategypage.com on January 5, 2010 It's actually been a decade of less and less war. There's also been a lot of déjà vu, with many wars seeming to be endless. Some wars are like that. So what were all

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World’s Sole Military Superpower’s 2 Million-Troop, $1 Trillion Wars

By Rick Rozoff for Information Clearing House January 01, 2010  — With a census of slightly over 300 million in a world of almost seven billion people, the U.S. accounts for over 40 percent of officially acknowledged worldwide government military spending

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