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Bluff On Iraq Article By Mary Dejevsky

A Bluff on Iraq? The article by Mary Dejevsky in the Independent on the talk about an Iraq campaign being a “bluff” is foolish. There is not any doubt that Rumsfeld and…

Car Bomb That Driver Intended To Use To

A car bomb that the driver intended to use to blow up government ministers in Kabul was intercepted when it had a collision. It is not clear if President Karzai was among…

Ethnic Conflict Is On Rise In

Ethnic conflict is on the rise in Afghanistan, as evidenced by a number of incidents that do not appear to have been reported in the major U.S. media, though the brave and…

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor

The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister (Igor Ivanov) is in Iraq, and reiterated his government’s opposition to a US strike on that country. He implied that the US has been lobbying the other…

Mcneill Meets Ismail Khan And

McNeill meets Ismail Khan; and Development Aid The fighting between ethnic Tajiks (Sunni Persian speakers) around the northwestern city of Herat with ethnic Pushtuns brought a visit from the commander of U.S.…

Bush Appointee Brings Up Concentration

A Bush Appointee Brings up Concentration Camps for American Muslims The comments of Peter Kirsanow, a Bush appointee to the US Civil Rights commission, in Detroit over the past weekend are beyond…

Al Qaida Continues To Recruit Sunday

Al-Qaida Continues to Recruit The Sunday Times reported on 7/21 that British intelligence now estimates that some 4,000 Muslims with British citizenship passed through al-Qaida training camps, many of them having fought…

Turkey And Iraq Although Turkey Is

Turkey and Iraq Although Turkey is rumored to have acquiesced in a US attack on Iraq, assuming it is paid billions of dollars up front for its economic losses on the Iraq…

Chronicle Of Higher Education July 24

The Chronicle of Higher Education July 24, 2002 [Online Edn. July 16] Why We Should Not Boycott Israeli Academics By JUAN COLE OPINION: THE CALL for an academic boycott of Israel is…

History News Network Httpchnm

History News Network ( http://chnm.gmu.edu/hnn/ )7-08-02: News Abroad——————————————————————————– It’s Time for Sharon to Go Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has reoccupied the West Bank in response to terrorist attacks from Palestinian radicals,…

Afghanistan Ansari Article In Payam I

Afghanistan: Ansari article in Payam-i Mujahid The most recent Payam-i Mujahid, the organ of the Afghan Jami`at-i Islami (a major stream in the “Northern Alliance”) carries an article by Bashir Ahmad Ansari…

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Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2002 08:12:10 -0400 (EDT) To: Gulf2000 More on the split among radical Islamists The Islamic Group leadership in prison recently issued a formal apology for its past acts…

Muntasir Al Zayyat Zawahiri Is Alive Al

Muntasir al-Zayyat: Zawahiri is alive Al-Sharq al-Awsat for July 5, 2002, has an interview with the prominent Egyptian Muslim fundamentalist lawyer Muntasir al-Zayyat. He was close to al-Jihad al-Islami for many years…

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Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 15:29:02 -0400 (EDT) To: gulf2000 list From: Juan Cole Commentary on Hanson, “Our Enemies, the Saudis” in Commentary Re: http://www.commentarymagazine.com/hanson.htm I don’t mind so much that Hanson…