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9/11 now: Terror, militarism, war and fear as the ‘war on terror’ continues unabated

It is no wonder that this war persists as terror groups expand further.

SA does good in resisting mechanisms of counter-terrorism industry

‘War on terror’ system works hard to create the fear and panic necessary for the implementation of draconian counter-terrorism measures.

We must prepare for a 30-year war in the Middle East

Twelve years after George W Bush proclaimed a new era of peace and stability in Iraq, the Middle East is more unstable and dangerous than ever before.

Amnesty: Europe must admit to co-operation in CIA torture

Amnesty International is calling on European countries to come clean on their assistance with CIA operations so that justice can be served.

War on terror fails to stop surge in global attacks

The "war on terror" has failed to eliminate or reduce terrorism despite trillions being spent on wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and operations elsewhere.

South Africa’s infantile foreign policy

The "global war on terror" and its awful sequelae seem very far away to most South Africans.

Wrath of Iraq war lingers

Although the West is pulling out its armies, the war is by no means over for the Arab world, a former adviser warns. Nick Hopkins reports.

US drone strike kills nine in Pakistan

A US drone aircraft has killed nine suspected militants in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, security officials say.

US withdraw from Iraq, so now what?

As the last American soldiers finally leave Iraq, the United States state department assumes control of a complex and risky operation.

Pakistan threatens to pull the plug on war on terror

Pakistan has warned it could end its support for the US-led war on terror if its sovereignty is violated again after a Nato attack that saw 24 dead.

Pakistan hits back over Bin Laden furore

Pakistan's president said on Tuesday accusations that his nation extends a safe haven to extremists were "baseless".

Obama rejects release of detainee abuse photos

President Barack Obama has reversed a decision to release photos showing abuse of "war on terror" detainees.

The real nuclear threat

The US and its allies pose the biggest danger to world peace

Scene set for lengthy struggle

Musharraf's position has been in doubt since elections in February. The resignation means that the West has lost its most important ally.

Moving Afghan war to Pakistan

The turbulent prospect of direct United States intervention against al-Qaedaand Taliban jihadi bases in Pakistani territory adjoining Afghanistan appears to have moved closer after...

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