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The Human Terrain Systems: anthropology or intelligence gathering?

Let us not kid ourselves. The heart of war is combat. David Price, a member of the Network of Concerned Anthropologist and author of Anthropological Intelligence: The Deployment and Neglect of American Anthropology in

Operation Moshtarak in Afghanistan: ethnic cleansing?

Yvonne Ridley, a British Journalist and author of In The Hands of the Taliban, boldly asserts in counterpunch that the huge military offensive codenamed Operation Moshtarak that caused the evacuation of residents in the

Sudan’s Self-Destruction in 2011

In Sudan, warlordism makes for uniquely legitimate military infrastructure. The Islamist government in Khartoum is headed by one General Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s chief warlord, who, in spite of an arrest warrant issued against him

Finally, a genocide case against Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir

On March 4, Sudanese President, General Omar al-Bashir, was issued a warrant of arrest for war crimes and crimes against humanity, and missed on the ultimate prosecution for genocide. He simply snubbed such warrant

‘War on Terror’ used as war on minorities: Minority Rights Group International

According to the Minority Rights Group International (MRG) that trends annual indexes, Somalia, Iraq, Sudan, and Afghanistan have been topping annual lists for four straight years of countries where genocide, mass killings, or violent

Rohingya Refugees: The Case of the Burmese Boat People

The tragedy of the Rohingya refugees occupies a special issue in the migrant debate as it has affected many ASEAN member countries. The Rohingya boat people, part of a Muslim minority group living in

The Kosovo government calls for the end of the UN mission in the territory

After a year of independence, the government of the Republic of Kosovo has asked the UN Security Council to end the agency’s mission (UNMIK) that, since 1999, has been responsible for managing the Balkan

U.S. warns of the worsening conditions in Sudan’s refugee camps after the expulsion of foreign aid groups

The U.S. State Department asserts that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will be responsible for every death that will occur after the Khartoum government kicked out foreign aid groups this month. U.S. diplomats reported that

Average Middle-aged Germans: One of the Nazi Killing Machines

The issue of complicity in the crimes of the Holocaust is made even more complicated with the existence of a unit of average middle-aged Germans who became the mass murderers of tens of thousands

Holocaust: Guilt Has Never Been The Same Since

The usual definition of Holocaust as “the systematic state-sponsored killing of six million Jewish men, women, and children, and million of others, by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II” is far