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Are we the fascists now?

by John Pilger

The recent 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was a reminder of the great crime of fascism, whose Nazi iconography is embedded in our consciousness. 4.130 more words


Pakistan Train Crash Kills 12, Sabotage Suspected

At least 12 people have been killed after a train, carrying military personnel and their families, crashed into a canal, with army officials reportedly suspecting sabotage. 277 more words


Judge awards U.S. soldiers $134M by default in lawsuit against Omar Khadr

SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge in Utah has awarded $134.2 million to an American solider injured in Afghanistan and the widow of another soldier killed there in a lawsuit filed against a Canadian man who pleaded guilty in a grenade attack involving the two soldiers when he was 15. 446 more words


America’s War on Terror: Democracy is No Panacea

Nine days after the attacks of September 11, the President declared America’s war on terror had begun. After the Bush Administration perceived early successes in Afghanistan, spreading democracy became one of the key policies supporting America’s strategy for the war on terror. 1.112 more words


Afghan troops retake control of remote district

Afghan troops have retaken control of Waygal district in the mountainous Nuristan Province on the border with Pakistan, a day after the district fell to the Taliban, according to officials. 132 more words

State Fragility

Afghan court overturns death sentences for men convicted in lynching of woman falsely accused of burning Quran

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan court has overturned the death sentences for four men convicted of taking part in the mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine, a judge said Thursday. 613 more words


MILNEWS.ca News Highlights - July 2, 2015