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Örn., 16.06.2019
Örn., 16.06.2019
21 Kasım 2001
There's a new war game. Any number of players, comfortable in their armchairs, can join in; each takes a different role - general, diplomat or aid expert. The goal is very simple - you to have to get rid of the Taliban and "save" Afghanistan; the only prerequisites for play are as little knowledge of the country, and as much wishful thinking as possible.
21 Kasım 2001
After Osama, "Godfather of Terror'' – our very own cliché – comes Osama, "Saviour of the Muslim World'', Osama, the "New Saladin'', Osama "V Mahdi''. Amid the blue moped fumes of the Peshawar bazaar, his face beams out of a hundred bookshops, turbaned, wise, half-smiling, disembodied.
21 Kasım 2001
Again and again on the way south from Kabul to Ghazni we heard a sound like that which might come from an orchestra of buzz saws. The big Soviet helicopters used the highway as a guide then turned with lumbering grace into the valleys and hills to east and west.
20 Kasım 2001
Mary Robinson's call for a pause in the bombing of Afghanistan, backed by her authority as the UN human rights commissioner, needs to be heeded - even if she half-retracted it later. The original explanation for the American and British air strikes was that the Taliban's air defences had to be eliminated so that special forces could fly in by helicopter to capture Osama bin Laden without risk.
20 Kasım 2001
The US, founded to protect basic freedoms, is now insisting that its critics are its enemies
20 Kasım 2001
This apocalyptic war of civilisations is a monumental con. People are being killed, homes are being destroyed, lives are being shattered; but all of it is shadow boxing, none of it really matters as far as the protagonists are concerned. The real war is elsewhere.
20 Kasım 2001
Samuel Huntington's article "The Clash of Civilizations?" appeared in the Spring 1993 issue of Foreign Affairs, where it immediately attracted a surprising amount of attention and reaction. Because the article was intended to supply Americans with an original thesis about "the new phase" in world politics after the end of the Cold War, Huntington's terms of argument seemed compellingly large, bold, even visionary.
20 Kasım 2001
While clearly sincere in their hatred of the Taliban, Tony Blair and George Bush may be grateful for one of the house rules of Afghanistan. The Taliban's objection to both photography and foreigners has made this the most invisible war of modern times.
20 Kasım 2001
No one has much clarity, as yet, about today's events. In coming days we will have both coverage and analysis. We know a little, only, at this time.
20 Kasım 2001
The following is a transcript of Noam Chomsky's October 2 appearance in the MSNBC chatroom hosted by Will Femia.

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