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Americans can’t change Afghan culture and may yet be driven out of Afghanistan

Brian Glaister reflects on US hegemony as seen in its attacks on Afghanistan My first reaction to the Afghan attack was to see the profoundly ignorant US politicians supposing that their supreme military and economic power could change the culture of the Afghans. A principle of social anthropology is that the culture of a society … Continue reading

American activists using Twitter to encourage action for Afghanistan Tuesday

American anti-war activists are gearing up for Afghanistan Tuesday, the date (October 6) that marks ten years of US war against Afghanistan. Many of them will be using Twitter, the instant online messaging facility, to make their point, writes Joe Scarry of Chicago. Ordinary Americans are saying, “Enough is enough!”. One of the ways they … Continue reading

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