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Posts Tagged ‘al-Qaeda’

Why didn’t we trial bin Laden before we killed him?

In Jamie Walden on June 15, 2011 at 8:44 pm

Did you celebrate on the streets? Did you think America’s treatment of bin Laden was fair justice? Do you feel any safer from the threat of terrorism now he is dead? Jamie Walden looks into these questions and more, asking firstly: where was Osama bin Laden’s trial? Read the rest of this entry »

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Osama Bin Laden Dead

In Newswire on May 2, 2011 at 8:18 am

Approximately 4.30 GMT, an tiny troop of Americans attacked a compound in Pakistan which they believed housed Osama Bin Laden, the leader of al-Qaeda and man responsible for thousands of deaths through terrorism. After a short “firefight”, Bin Laden was killed. Read the rest of this entry »

British Foreign Policy: Afghanistan and Libya

In Uncategorized on March 4, 2011 at 5:57 pm

We are rapidly approaching our tenth full year in Afghanistan, fighting a force determined to repel any Western influence within its borders. Yes security conditions have improved over the years and the Afghan Security Force is growing in number and capability, yet a definitive end is certainly not in sight and here lies the issue, writes RS. Read the rest of this entry »

Obama’s Balancing Act

In Matthew Wheavil on February 28, 2011 at 9:49 am

As violent revolutions rage across the Middle East, like a vicious chain of falling dominoes, many will be casting a skeptical eye on the world’s soul Super Power – The United States of America, says Matt Wheavil. Read the rest of this entry »