Category Archives: Afghanistan

Acquired Taste For Death

Imran Khan, the dashing, one-time Pakistani cricket-idol turned politician is now showing all the hallmarks of becoming a wise and great statesman. In a recent speech demonstrating the power of his political acumen, he has lent political legitimacy to the … Continue reading

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What’s in a Word? Today: Islamophobia – Part 10

According to a Pakistani government spokesperson, bombing the living shit out of the Pakistani Taliban leadership while they were organising peace talks was disrespectful to the world’s greatest religion and proved that America, once again, has a long way to … Continue reading

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Tweedledum and Tweedledee

Off with the PM and his wife on the weekend for another bout of electioneering and photo-ops. This time, Afghanistan. And why not? Shopping centre excursions and shaking hands with the locals are out this trip, Kevvie advises Therese, who … Continue reading

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