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Richard Falk

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How Afghanistan Can Avoid Becoming Another Vietnam

(5) Comments | Posted September 10, 2009 | 10:43 AM

Though the dreaded Taliban leader, Baitullah Massoud, may have been killed, the Taliban is still very much in control.

The various groups collectively known as the Taliban are deeply entrenched in much of the Eastern Afghanistan and Western Pakistan even after the recent killing of Taliban leaders, the offensive...

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Understanding the Gaza Catastrophe

(557) Comments | Posted January 2, 2009 | 10:00 AM

For eighteen months the entire 1.5 million people of Gaza experienced a punishing blockade imposed by Israel, and a variety of traumatizing challenges to the normalcy of daily life. A flicker of hope emerged some six months ago when an Egyptian arranged truce produced an effective ceasefire that cut...

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