Posts Tagged ‘Swat Valley’

Swat Valley Civilians in Dire Need

Filed under: Terrorism | War — by Will Kirkland 05/31/2009 @ 7:49:58 PM

“International Red Cross officials are “gravely concerned” about the stark situation in Pakistan’s Swat Valley, where a monthlong offensive against the Taliban has displaced more than 2 million … [Keep reading >>]

Pakistani Army In Control of Swat?

Filed under: Asia | Terrorism | War — by Will Kirkland 05/30/2009 @ 1:21:33 PM
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From Al Jazeera:

Imran Khan, Al Jazeera’s correspondent in Islamabad, said: “Our producer has been the only international news journalist to get access to the town of Mindora, and what he … [Keep reading >>]

Words for Acts

An avidity to punish is always dangerous to liberty. It leads men to stretch, to misinterpret, and to misapply even the best of laws. He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.

Tom Paine

---"Dissertations on First Principles of Government," 1795


Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party, by Max Blumenthal.

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