Posts Tagged ‘ war on terror ’

The Ghosts of Bagram

Sep 2013

I have spent nearly two months trying to find any evidence of Bagram's prisoners.
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No Justice in Bagram

Sep 2013

When it comes to Bagram, justice is subverted by those in power.
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Accounting for the Drone Debate

Feb 2013

Irrespective of whether statistics on “civilians” and “militants” are being used to endorse or undermine the drone campaign, this dialogue addresses FATA residents only as denizens of a neo-colony.  The new year has brought a redoubled American drone campaign to Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Region (FATA). Support and condemnation have been vociferous, with evidentiary statistics deployed...
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Protests Against Army Operations in FATA | Q&A

By M.A.
Jan 2013

Inspired by the Hazaras of Quetta, Pashtuns convened in front of the Governor’s House in Peshawar with the bodies of 18 people killed in an army operation carried out in Bara, a sub-division of Khyber Agency. The bodies have since been confiscated by the army and police, but the protestors continue their sit-in, this...
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Protests Against Army Operations In Bara | Live Updates | Tanqeed

By M.A.
Jan 2013

Pashtuns from Bara, a sub-division of Khyber Agency, follow in the footsteps of the Hazaras of Quetta. In protest against the army operations in Bara, they are now sitting in front of the Governor’s House in Peshawar, with anywhere between 13 to 18 dead bodies on Sher Shah Soori Road in Peshawar. See live...
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Lives in Brief | @dronestream

By M.T.
Dec 2012

This is a live project by Josh Begley. The Twitter stream below is continually being updated. Josh Begley, maker of the drone app that Apple rejected, has been tweeting every American drone strike since 2002  on Twitter @dronestream. The project, which began on Dec 11th and was supposed to last only 10 minutes, is now...
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Issue I: Room for Debate | Introduction

Nov 2012

 Editors Introduction | a conversations series Two weeks ago, the New York Times asked six writers to comment on what Pakistan and its allies can do to stop the Taliban and support women’s rights. In the wake of the Tehreek-e-Taliban’s (TTP) attack on 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai, the question was timely. Titled, “Supporting Pakistanis, Stopping the Taliban,”...
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