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    The killing of history

    by John Pilger | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2017

    ONE of the most hyped ‘events’ of American television, ‘The Vietnam War,’ has started on the PBS network. The directors are Ken Burns and Lynn...

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    NATO’s decomposing corpse

    by Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2017

    THE UK’s Guardian newspaper is not supportive of those who advocate war, but is an equitable publication and its strictures on the chaos in Afghanistan...

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    Referendum in Iraq’s Kurdish north sets cat among pigeons

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2017

    IRAQI Kurdish region’s planned referendum on September 25 for independence has set the cat among the pigeons...

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    Catalonia: recognition and dignity

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2017

    AREADER not familiar with the ins and outs of Spanish and Catalan politics over the last ten years would be surprised at the unusual events...

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    Empty threats against North Korea, Iran

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:05am on September 23, 2017

    THE US president Donald Trump has taken his habit of riling all and sundry around him in Washington and in his country to the world...

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    But we may need to shout about it more

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 23, 2017

    AS DIRECTOR of programmes for International Alert over the past 13 years, I have seldom doubted the importance of our work, supporting local efforts to...

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    Solving the Afghan riddle

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 23, 2017

    AFGHANISTAN, counterterrorism and defence ties are expected to be the prime issues on the table during James Mattis’s visit to India next week. The US...

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    Arundhati Roy: ‘India is colonising itself’

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 23, 2017

    DESPITE arriving 20 minutes late for her appearance at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Arundhati Roy was welcomed with enthusiasm by the thousand spectators. It...

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    Afghanistan: a military mission that never fails to fail

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 22, 2017

    LAST year, an internal report commissioned by the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the agency that oversees Voice of America and other US government-supported foreign news...

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    America’s fragile future

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 22, 2017

    DOES the United States have a future as a great power? Twenty years ago posing this question would have seemed absurd...

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