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The Philippines: Living la vida loca de la BOMBA

The Philippines: Living la vida loca de la BOMBA

A recent series of  mysterious bombings in the Philippines have led some to wonder if it is just a more severe case of  the usual-suspects, Muslims separatist groups based in Mindanao, or a possible conspiracy led by the Filipino army, the Arroyo opposition, or the Macapagal-Arroyo government itself. The Philippines has seen more than 60 […]

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Shanghai Cooperating in Yekaterinburg

Shanghai Cooperating in Yekaterinburg

First off, my friends at Rising Powers beat me to a SCO Summit report. In the shadow of the Iranian election drama and the first real BRIC get together, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (Don’t know what the SCO is?) held their annual Heads of State Summit in the Russian Ural city of Yekaterinburg. The Heads […]

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Book Review: Ahmed Rashid 'Taliban'

Book Review: Ahmed Rashid 'Taliban'

Rashid, a highly touted Pakistani journalist, begins the final chapter of his 2000 ‘Taliban’ by calling the country one of world’s ‘orphaned conflict’s’.  The country would quickly change from being orphaned to a month after 9/11 being the center of global politics, as the United States uprooted the Taliban government and sent them packing, unfortunately […]

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Blogging on Terror: The Shadowland Journal

Just yesterday, New York City was the target of a failed terrorist plot. It’s a jarring reminder that terrorists are still out there, thinking about how to do Americans harm. For inquiring minds who want information from an authoritative voice on terrorism, take a look at The Shadowland Journal. The blog includes postings and writings […]

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