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Shining a light on a disgraceful policy after the death of Ahmad Ali Jafari

June 22, 2013

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Pamela Curr of the Asylum Seeker Centre writes powerfully about Australia’s shameful treatment of asylum seekers . A poignant and potent tribute to the life of Ahmad Ali Jafari and his courage.  Something our gutless governments don’t and never will have.  Vale Ahmad Ali Jafari. Rest in peace. CrankyO ======================== Ahmad Ali Jafari died last […]

Six Alternatives to a Troop Surge in Afghanistan

December 4, 2009

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MADRE News Posted on: Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Keywords: Afghanistan, Peace Building, US Foreign Policy Tonight, President Obama will tell us that he must expand the war on Afghanistan in order to end it. He will say that another troop surge is necessary to prevent al-Qaeda from using Afghanistan as a base. What he won’t […]