Stories from 2002-09-26
"Almost a year after the defeat of the Taliban, President Hamid Karzai's government is weaker than it was a few months ago, ethnic and political rivalries plague the country, the military power of the warlords has increased and there is a new wave of anti-Americanism from the Pashtun tribes in the east and south, who feel alienated and victimized both by the Kabul government and US forces." [more]
"A Pentagon official said two strikes early Thursday were in response to Iraq's firing anti-aircraft artillery and surface-to-air missiles at allied aircraft patrolling zones declared off-limits to Iraqi planes." [more]
" 'All you'd have to do is declare someone a terrorist organization to prevent someone from knowing who the enemy is or what they stand for,' Lukianoff said. 'That's not how democracy works.' " [more]
"Political opponents of many Middle Eastern governments may try to exploit the upcoming U.S. war with Iraq in an effort to challenge the current ruling regimes. Many governments in the region already are dealing with hostile opposition ranging from Islamists to wealthy elites who will jump eagerly on the issue of cooperation with Washington." [more]
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(IHT, Apr 30)
"In just five years, Bush has challenged more than 750 new laws, by far a record for any president, while becoming the first president since Thomas Jefferson to stay so long in office without issuing a veto." [more]
(Interactivist Info Exchange, Jul 26)
"Horizontalism is not an ideology, however, it is a relationship — a way of relating to one another in a directly democratic way while at the same time creating through the process of discovery. What has resulted is the creation of an amazing complex of movements, all linked." [more]
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