Monthly Archives: December 2007

Bhutto’s Death a Blow for Secularist Cause

This article first appeared in the 28 December 2007 edition of The Irish Times and is reproduced here with their kind permission.

Benazir Bhutto’s assassination eliminates an obstacle to the sustained success of al-Qaeda, writes Richard Whelan.

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Iran Remains on Target for Nuclear Weapons Despite US Intelligence Mistakes

The public heaved a sigh of relief at the recent US intelligence announcement that Iran was not pushing its nuclear weapons programme in 2003 despite claims to the contrary , mixed with exasperation that yet again, the United States had misread the Middle East. Continue reading

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