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January 2010

Yemen: The Latest U.S. Battleground
By Prof. Stephen Zunes: The United States may be on the verge of involvement in yet another counterinsurgency war which, as is the case in Iraq and Afghanistan, may make a bad situation even worse. The attempted Christmas Day bombing of a Northwest Airlines flight by a Nigerian man was apparently planned in Yemen. There were alleged ties between the perpetrator of the Ft. Hood massacre and a radical Yemeni cleric, and an ongoing U.S.-backed Yemeni military offensive against al-Qaeda have all focused U.S. attention on that country.
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Devastating the innocent: Salvador option fomenting civil war in Pakistan
By Abdus Sattar Ghazali:
It was a bloody beginning of the year 2010 in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. More than one hundred people were killed and another 22 injured in a car bomb attack on the packed volleyball ground in Laki Marwat. Read More

Iranian green revolution: Its modern features
Prof. Arthur Kane Scott:
The Iranian “Green Revolution” embodies many of the characteristics of modern revolutions, either liberal/democratic or conservative/Fundamentalist, that have swept across the globe since the Great French Revolution of 1789. Socio/psychologically revolutions go through three stages moderate, radical, and conservative. Iran today appears to be in the first stage of revolutionary change although there are indicators that it may be moving into stage two. Read More