Winning hearts & minds

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Blue Velvet, Mar 26, 2005.

  1. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

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    Nice to hear that freedom and democracy are on the march...

    "Afghanistan is the hub of a global network of detention centres, the frontline in America's 'war on terror', where arrest can be random and allegations of torture commonplace."

    "A military intelligence official in Washington told us that no one in the US administration seemed concerned about the impact of the coercive tactics practised by the growing global network on the quality of intelligence obtained, although there was plenty of evidence it was unreliable."


    http://www.guardian.co.uk/afghanistan/story/0,1284,1440836,00.html
     
  2. skunk macrumors G4

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    Great article. I especially liked this bit:


    This is not making America or the world any safer. Guaranteed.
     
  3. Blue Velvet thread starter Moderator emeritus

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    Somehow, I don't think this is the picture that's being portrayed on RupertTV.
     
  4. skunk macrumors G4

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  5. Blue Velvet thread starter Moderator emeritus

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    Off-topic, I know... but IMHO, one of the most insidious individuals alive.

    For a second I thought I'd post some links, but his activities are well-documented.
     

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