Al-Qaida in Iraq Chief Appointed Minister of War

In the winter of 1995, I was having dinner with Burhaneddin Rabbani, then President of Afghanistan in the post-Communist era. I asked him what he thought about the Taliban, a militant group that had just erupted on the Afghan political scene with support from Pakistan. (Asharq Alawsat)

SA's Quiet War

No one should be surprised any longer to learn that South Africa is a front in the United States-led war on terror. (Mail & Guardian)

Warming and Global Security

People who give short shrift to environmental matters pay attention when national security becomes part of the conversation. (NY Times)

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