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The Untarget Was Collateralized

From George Orwell’s 1984, “Appendix: The Principles of Newspeak”:

The B vocabulary. The vocabulary consisted of words which had been deliberately constructed for political purposes: words, that is to say, which not only had in every case a political implication, but were intended to impose a desirable mental attitude upon the person using them.

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Pentagon Whitewashes Mass Murder

By Stephen Lendman | April 30, 2016

America considers civilians legitimate targets in all its wars of aggression. Fundamental laws of war prohibit attacking them – ignored in all US combat operations.

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Threatened with death for working on TV

Source: BBC

By Yalda Hakim

BBC News, Kabul

When the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan in the 1990s they were quick to ban television, along with music and theatre. 315 kata lagi


Abdullah leading in partial election result, Ghani still not out of the race

Kabul: On Sunday the Independent Election Commission announced the partial result of the Presidential Election. With nearly 10 % votes counted so far, Dr Abdullah Abdullah is leading with 41.89% of votes, while Dr Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is close behind with 37.60%. 763 kata lagi


Is Afghanistan descending into era of civil war again?

Amidst rising unemployment and deteriorating security, Heart of Asia conference holds great significance for Kabul.

As India gears up to host the “Heart of Asia” conference in Delhi on April 26, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani addressed a joint session of the Parliament to make a historic speech, lambasting Pakistan for its failure to bring Taliban to negotiations. 1.699 kata lagi


Iraqi protesters breach Green Zone, storm parliament

BAGHDAD (AP) — Hundreds of protesters climbed over the blast walls surrounding Baghdad’s highly-fortified Green Zone for the first time on Saturday and stormed into parliament, carrying Iraqi flags and chanting against the government. 450 kata lagi


Washington Likes Wars. So Where Next?


US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has ended yet another global war-trot, having visited India, the Philippines, Iraq, and one of the two US nuclear-armed aircraft carriers in its enormous fleet in and around the South China Sea. 1.073 kata lagi