The Long War Reaches Mali

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Tom Hayden: Every US and Western intervention in the Long War has resulted in pushing Al Qaeda “affiliates” like AQIM into new territory with angry, restless and anti-Western Muslim populations.

When Blogs Become a Weapon to Shut Down Free Speech

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My blog made media watch its central focus. Concerned friends warned me against criticizing the press. But surely blogs were the perfect vehicle for publicly looking at and critiquing the job that newspapers were doing. I pressed on.