Tag Archives: Pakistan

Ed Felien :
Putin’s puppet and the really big deal

All Trump has to do is help the Russians build their pipeline through Afghanistan. By Ed Felien | The Rag Blog | December 20, 2016 It’s the biggest deal he’s ever done. If he gets this done, he’s the richest, … finish reading Ed Felien :
Putin’s puppet and the really big deal

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Steve Russell : Hiding Behind a Girl

We are all Malala. Photo from Reuters.I am Malala: Hiding behind a girl By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 10, 2013 It is we sinful women who come out raising the banner of truthup against barricades of … finish reading Steve Russell : Hiding Behind a Girl

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Tom Hayden : An Expanding War in Pakistan

Creeping deeper into war: image of U.S. aerial drone from AP.Droning on…An expanding war in Pakistan By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / September 28, 2011 Slowly but surely, the United States is creeping deeper and deeper into a … finish reading Tom Hayden : An Expanding War in Pakistan

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Amy Goodman : Climate Change is the Real Deal

This Greenland glacier split in two, sending a 100 sqare mile iceberg floating off into the Arctic Ocean. Image from Mirror, U.K.News at 11:How climate change affects you By Amy Goodman / August 13, 2010 Our daily weather reports, cheerfully … finish reading Amy Goodman : Climate Change is the Real Deal

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Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan /13

An Afghani man sits in the rubble of Kabul, Afghanistan in 1995. Image from Countries and their Cultures.Part 13: 1992-1998A People’s History of Afghanistan By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog /July 5, 2010 [If you’re a Rag Blog reader … finish reading Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan /13

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Afghan Hawks : Make Your Case (And Chill with the Hot Air)

Photo by Michael Yon / Big Hollywood.A suggestion to the Afghan hawks:Give us facts, not just hot air By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / October 30, 2009 The supporters of Joe Biden seem to be on the defensive … finish reading Afghan Hawks : Make Your Case (And Chill with the Hot Air)

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AfPak War : Not a Pretty Picture

Here there be monsters. Graphic from Asia Times.War destabilizing Pakistan;Veteran officer urges Afghan drawdown By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / October 16, 2009 The news regarding the war in Afghanistan just keeps getting worse. The NATO alliance war … finish reading AfPak War : Not a Pretty Picture

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Tom Hayden Comic : The Long War

The Long WarText by Tom Hayden.Illustrated by Sam Marlow and Ellis Rosen. Edited by Paul Buhle.Published by The Rag Blog. CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE See additional frames, Below. CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE … finish reading Tom Hayden Comic : The Long War

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Steve Weissman : Obama Speaks. Will Palestine or Pakistan Decide?

Barack Obama’s speech drew huge audiences in the Muslim world. Photo by EPA / Telegraph, U.K. A bigger problem for Obama’s relations with the world’s Muslims will be his military escalation in Afghanistan and his ever-deepening involvement in Pakistan. By … finish reading Steve Weissman : Obama Speaks. Will Palestine or Pakistan Decide?

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Pakistani Refugee Crisis Worsening

An internally displaced man holds up an identity card as he waits in line for relief supplies at a UNHCR distribution point at a makeshift camp in Mardan. Photo: Farooq Naeem.Nearly 2.4 million displaced: UNMay 25, 2009 ISLAMABAD – Nearly … finish reading Pakistani Refugee Crisis Worsening

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Englehardt: The Expanding Afghanistan-Pakistan Conflict

Bodies of some of 25-30 Afghan civilians killed in NATO air strike, October 16, 2008. Obama has escalated the Afghanistan war. Photo: Abdul Khaleq/Associated Press.Going for Broke: Six Ways the Af-Pak War Is ExpandingBy Tom Engelhardt / May 21, 2009 … finish reading Englehardt: The Expanding Afghanistan-Pakistan Conflict

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Drone Attacks: Killing Civilians at the Rate of Fifty to One

60 drone hits kill 14 al-Qaeda men, 687 civiliansBy Amir Mir / April 10, 2009 LAHORE — Of the 60 cross-border predator strikes carried out by the Afghanistan-based American drones in Pakistan between January 14, 2006 and April 8, 2009, … finish reading Drone Attacks: Killing Civilians at the Rate of Fifty to One

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