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On Friday, October 15, more than thirty people were killed in a terrorist bombing of the Bibi Fatima mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan. A week earlier, on October 8, a terrorist bomb devastated the Sayed Abad mosque in Kunduz, killing dozens of people and wounding more than 150. The previous Monday, at least seven people died... Read More
Is America’s defeat in Afghanistan divine justice? I raised that question in today’s khutbah (Muslim sermon). And author and Middle East expert Eric Walberg has also raised it in his new article of that title. Eric cites the Book of Daniel about how “the handwriting was on the wall” for Belshazzar’s empire, applies it to... Listen
Is it OK to celebrate the Taliban’s victory? It is if you live in Moscow! Israel Shamir just published the delightfully politically-incorrect article “The Sheer Joy of Afghanistan.” He begins: “My congratulations, friends and readers! The Taliban’s victory is our victory, yours and mine. We, non-Muslim and non-Pashtun folk, in the US and Europe, may... Listen
Binoy Kampmark recently published a good article on Daniel Hale, the drone whistleblower recently sentenced to 45 months in prison. Hale’s alleged crime “was to reveal classified documents revealing the distinct viciousness, and essential senselessness, of the US military’s drone program. His motivation: ‘to dispel the lie that drone warfare keeps us safe, that our... Listen
First hour: Washington DC pastor and activist Dr. Randy Short, a leader of the Gone2Far movement opposing the “Equality Act”, joins us to discuss the latest gossip from our nation’s capital. For instance: Did you know that Donald Trump is part African-American? That’s according to the research of legendary attorney Alton H. Maddox Jr. Dr.... Listen
Can journalists with competence and integrity get published in the mainstream? It does happen occasionally. A prime example is Eric Margolis, whose official bio reads: “Eric S. Margolis is an award-winning, internationally syndicated columnist. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune the Los Angeles Times, Times of London, the... Listen
Lucy Morgan Edwards spent six years in Afghanistan – before and after 9/11 and the US invasion. She has worked for the UN in Kandahar under the Taliban government, served as political advisor to the EU ambassador in Kabul, monitored the 2002 Loya Jirga election, written for the Economist and Daily Telegraph, and lived extensively... Listen
Archived at First hour: Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould, authors of Invisible History: Afghanistan’s Untold Story. “A serious, sobering study… illuminates a critical point of view rarely discussed by our media…results of this willful ignorance have been disastrous to our national well-being.” — Oliver Stone Second hour: 9/11 truth and Lyme disease activist Randy Sykes...
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