Archive for August, 2005


Bombings and Repression in Egypt Underscore Failures in U.S. Anti-Terrorism Strategy
11 August 2005

The devastating bombings which struck the Egyptian city of Sharm al-Sheik on July 24 underscore both the extent of the threat from Islamist terrorists and the failure of the United States and its allies to effectively deal with it.


How the Hawk KIlls the Dove
9 August 2005

NI Aug 2005 How the Hawk Kills the Dove (PDF)


The United States and “Regime Change” in Iran
6 August 2005

Though the Bush administration has repeatedly emphasized its desire for democratization and regime change in Iran, there are serious questions regarding how it might try to bring this about. There is, however, little question about the goal of toppling the Islamist government, with the Bush administration threatening war, arming ethnic minorities, and funding opposition groups.


HOW THE HAWK KILLS THE DOVE
5 August 2005

In a country wracked with violence, more than 100,000 Iraqis marched peacefully through the streets of Baghdad on 19 January 2004 demanding direct elections. Shouting ‘No to Saddam!’ and ‘No to America’, the nonviolent throng – many of them linking hands – marched for three miles to the University of al-Mustansariyah where speakers called for […]