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Media panned for bloody Gaddafi pictures

In Newswire on October 21, 2011 at 9:06 am

Yesterday, Political Promise published one of the last pictures taken of Libya’s former leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, along with news websites, blogs and television channels across the world. I apologise if that picture caused you any distress, dear reader, I take full responsibility for what is published on this site. However, the merciless need to attack the media whiffs of rank hypocrisy. Journalists may not be everyone’s cup of tea at the moment as the latest hacking revelations are uncovered, but the news must be reported. For the people who showed courage and save lives from the rubble of the twin towers, should we not published pictures of the planes? For the Libyan people, with “the courage of lions” celebrating freedom this morning, should we not distribute the last images of their tyrant’s downfall? We did not celebrate his death, we did not blog about which dictator is next, just the facts.

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With Friends Like These: NATO and the Afghan Leadership

In Zachary Barker on July 29, 2011 at 10:03 am

Rooting out corruption has to be NATO’s number one priority in Afghanistan, argues Zachary BarkerRead the rest of this entry »

The Great Libyan Conspiracy

In Michael Pickles on April 20, 2011 at 11:12 am

It is becoming apparent now that Libya is going down the same path as Iraq. To hear Western Leaders with the backing of Arab princes calling on Colonel Qaddafi to just leave sounds eerily familiar, writes Michael Pickles. 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 »