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'The Act of Killing' and the consequences of forgetting
A new documentary shows that years later, the 'worst mass murders of the 20th century' still rattle Indonesian society.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2013 13:13 GMT
Of Persian snake charmers: Racism and global hegemony
The author, citing recent remarks about Persians, bemoans the fact that racism is alive and well in diplomacy.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2013 12:13 GMT
The Forgotten war: 12 years in afghanistan down the memory hole
Will the US still be meddling in Afghanistan 30 years from now? If history is any guide, the answer is yes.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2013 10:37 GMT
Pentagon names envoy for Guantanamo closure
Lawyer Paul Lewis appointed to oversee closure of US military jail as President Obama renews push to shut facility.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2013 05:17 GMT
US shutdown erodes confidence in government
Public approval of the US Congress drops to a record low as the government shut-down continues.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 10:04 GMT
Al-Qaeda figure seized in US raids in Africa
Commandos capture top al-Qaeda fighter in Libya, but another raid in Somalia fails to capture or kill al-Shabab target.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2013 12:37 GMT
Factbox: How the shutdown affects the US
The effects will be felt in various ways, some of them acute, others barely noticeable.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 00:01 GMT
At Guantanamo, a microcosm of the surveillance state
The military trials have been discredited by charges of tampering and monitoring of defence files, the author writes.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 10:05 GMT
Why diplomacy with Iran is doomed
The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei is convinced the US' aim is regime change, and with good reason too.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 13:44 GMT
Al-Qaeda leader urges attacks on US soil
Ayman al-Zawahiri, in audio speech, calls on his followers to strike inside US to "bleed America financially".
Last updated: 14 Sep 2013 02:11 GMT
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