User: newstrust Topic: Afghanistan
Category: government corruption
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Can PM Imran fix Pakistan? 18.8.2018 Rediff: Columns
'Imran Khan hopes to fulfill the dreams of the founders of of Pakistan in establishing an Islamic Welfare State.'
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How to Fight a War of Ultimate Repetitiousness in Afghanistan 16.8.2018 Truthout.com
The US military is now heading into record territory in Afghanistan.

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Inside WikiLeaks: Working with the Publisher that Changed the World 20.7.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Italian journalist Stefania Maurizi has worked with WikiLeaks for nine years on the Podesta emails and other revelations. Here’s an insider’s view of the publisher that has incensed rulers around the world, desperate to hide their corruption. By Stefania Maurizi…Read more →
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Working with the Publisher that Changed the World 20.7.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Italian journalist Stefania Maurizi has worked with WikiLeaks for nine years on the Podesta emails and other revelations. Here’s an insider’s view of the publisher that has incensed rulers around the world, desperate to hide their corruption. By Stefania Maurizi…Read more →
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For VA whistleblowers, a culture of fear and retaliation 21.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
VA employees in one Southeast district say a toxic culture of retaliation has undermined veterans' care and worker morale. There is growing skepticism among whistleblowers the VA can police itself.
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Missouri Governor Resigns Amid Allegations Of Affair, Blackmail, And Sexual Assault 30.5.2018 Outside the Beltway
The Republican Governor of Missouri is resigning amid growing accusations related to an extramarital affair, blackmail, and sexual assault.
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After arrest of official, Home Ministry orders probe into grant of long-term visas 22.5.2018 India – The Indian Express
Overlooked for anti-corruption head post, former DGP writes to BCCI 2.5.2018 Sports – The Indian Express
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Afghanistan is building up its commando force to fight the Taliban. But at what cost? 28.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Conventional Afghan units, facing high casualty rates, still need thousands more soldiers.
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World Happiness Index 2018: Finland tops, US slips to 18th spot 14.3.2018 Reviews–DVD – The Indian Express
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Durbin references Chloe Kim in immigration debate 15.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
During immigration talks on the Senate floor on Feb. 13, 2018, Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) told the story of Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim and her father, who came to the U.S. in 1982.
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Lobbying for their lives 13.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
DACA recipients have been lobbying lawmakers on Capitol Hill since Thanksgiving in hopes of securing permanent legal status.
Trump will not immediately release Democrats’ memo on FBI surveillance 10.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
President Trump directed the Justice Dept. on Feb. 9 to work with House lawmakers so some form of the document could be made public, the White House counsel said. Democrats say this memo is a rebuttal of GOP claims of FBI surveillance abuses.
How John Kelly’s stance on Rob Porter’s ousting could foreshadow his own 10.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Senior White House officials said chief of staff John Kelly told them to give information about staff secretary Rob Porter's ousting that contradicts other reports. The Fix's Aaron Blake explains how this leak could indicate the end is near for Kelly.
How a potential Census question could shift political power in America 10.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The Justice Department wants to include a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census. Here's how that could effect voting districts, especially in state elections.
Why the Left Has to Stand With Iran's Uprising 4.2.2018 Truthout - All Articles
It takes less than two minutes to support the bold, independent journalism at Truthout. What are you waiting for? Click here to donate now! Which side are you on? The Iranian state or the wave of class and social struggles that have rocked the country in recent months? Donald Trump claimed again in his State of the Union address that he stands with ordinary Iranians in support of democracy. But those words are as hypocritical and false as anything that comes out of his mouth. Trump's "support" is opportunistic -- the result of the Iranian government being the main regional power that rivals US imperialist interests. But Trump's record of sickening Islamophobia and anti-democratic measures shows he is not a genuine ally of the protests. The question should be easier for the left to answer. But unfortunately, it isn't. A section of socialist and radical individuals and organizations has used the specter of US imperialist manipulation of the protests as justification for betraying -- in the name of ...
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Who is Shahid Abbasi? 3.2.2018 Hindu: News
When Shahid Khaqan Abbasi joined politics in the late 1980s, he may not have dreamed of becoming the Prime Minister of Pakistan, a country whose politics was dominated by the generals, the Sharifs and...
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Protesters in Washington see a different state of the union 31.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Protesters gathered in Washington to denounce President Trump before his first State of the Union address.
Nikki Haley is no stranger to politicizing music 30.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
After a skit during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley tweeted her disapproval for politics in music. However, Haley is no stranger to using music to support her politics.
House committee votes to release memo alleging missteps by FBI in Russia probe 30.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) said on Jan. 29 that a vote by the House Intelligence Committee to release documents alleging missteps by the FBI in its Russia probe marked a “very sad day.”
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