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Afghanistan: Gift or Grand Conceit?

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It is beyond most Westerners to understand today how offers of democracy are really much more than this: there is a widespread incapacity to grasp the social assumptions embedded in our ‘gifts’ writes John Hinkson

The Iraqi Connection

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Scott Burchill ‘Evidence’ for war so far presented is loaded in favour of a pre-determined conflict and panders to a wider need for grotesque self-deception.

Armageddon in the Middle East?

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Jeremy Salt The roots of the current middle-east conflict were laid long before Israel was founded. The last, best hope for a just peace is that the Israeli people will come to terms with the problematic history of Zionism.