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Pakistan’s Dignity Deficit: The Lessons of the Arab Revolts
February 4, 2011 No Comment
Pakistan’s Dignity Deficit: The Lessons of the Arab Revolts

By M. Shahid Alam
Pakistan’s rulers and ruling elites may well be thinking that the wave of people’s indignation that started in Tunisia and is now working its way through Egypt, Jordan and Yemen will never …

This is what victory looks like
January 18, 2011 No Comment
This is what victory looks like

By Robin Yassin-Kassab
Written on the night of January 14th 2011

The dictator, thief and Western client Zein al-Abdine Ben Ali, beloved until a few hours ago in Paris and Washington, has been driven from Tunisia. His …

Repression, Human Rights, and US Training of Military Forces from the South
October 1, 2006 No Comment
Repression, Human Rights, and US Training of Military Forces from the South

By Ruth Joanna Blakeley, Department of Politics, University of Bristol, October 2006
In order to understand whether US training of military forces from the South has resulted in the use of repression or improvements in human …

Bomb Now, Die Later
February 1, 2003 No Comment
Bomb Now, Die Later

By Ruth Blakeley, Department of Politics, University of Bristol, 2001 (Revised in February 2003)
Was the bombing campaign undertaken by the UN Coalition against Iraq, in 1991, fought according to just war conventions?
The air campaign undertaken …