Sebastian Gorka: Dreams of Fighting Jihad

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Binoy Kampmark

Counter-terrorism has been a pop field for some decades. As vague as what it purports to counter, it has generated a pundocracy of sorts, guns and mouths for hire across the US imperium and its associate powers.

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Bombed in their homes, civilians in Mosul blame reckless coalition forces

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Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International

When they heard that there would be airstrikes on their neighborhood in eastern Mosul, Wa’ad Ahmad al-Tai and his family did exactly as they were told.

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From forced labour in fairs to child begging, US study reveals new forms of slavery

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Anastasia Moloney

From the exploitation of workers in carnivals to forcing people into door-to-door sales, more under-reported forms of modern slavery are emerging in the United States which need to be tackled, according to a report released.

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DRC President Kabila remains as negotiations continue

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Sylvain Muyali

Congolese President Joseph Kabila is this week due to meet with groups of the political and social class. According to a message published on the Presidency’s twitter account, these meetings are organized to “set the stage for the implementation of the 31 December 2016 agreement”.

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2017 Caribbean Watch List

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Ricardo Swire

International documentation continues to highlight the seriousness of money laundering and drugs trafficking in Caribbean territories, a March 2017 US State Department Report focusing on the Federation of St Kitts & Nevis’ susceptibility to “corruption and money laundering.”

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