Category: Viewpoints

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Everybody’s target

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Syria (NI) – He is repeatedly attacked by both sides in the Syrian conflict, but Abdullah Al Khateeb sees no reason to quit. Abdullah Al Khateeb can’t believe journalists never ask him about his love life. By the time I interview…

War Is Not An Option for Korea

Korea (FPIF) – Attacking North Korea now would undermine the very reason U.S. troops have been stationed on the peninsula for seven decades: to protect the South Korean people. “Let me be very clear: The policy of strategic patience has ended,”…

Taking on the sand mafia

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India (NI) – The latest attack came on 13 December 2016. At a bend in the road a lorry blocked the route along which S Mugilan was travelling with an activist colleague and his three children. They were driving back at night…