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  STATEMENTS OF MUSLIMS SCHOLARS AND THINKERS
Full and OFFICIAL transcript of Shaykh Salman al-Awdah's interview with the New York Times
Recapturing Islâm from the Pacifists by Usâmah Hasan hafidhahullâh
Affairs in Afghânistân by Shaykh Rabî' ibn Hâdî' hafidhahullâh
Fatwa Concerning the Tâlibân by Shaykh 'Abdullâh bin Muhammad al-Ghunaymân hafidhahullâh
Fatwa from Shaykh 'Abdur-Rahmân al-Barrâk hafidhahullâh
An Open Letter to President Bush from Shaykh Safar al-Hawâlî
Ruling on Aiding the Tâlibân by Shaykh 'Abdullâh ibn 'Abdur-Rahmân ibn Jibrîn hafidhahullâh
An Opinion About What Has Happened in America by Salmân al-Awdah hafidhahullâh
The Muftî of Saudi Arabia on the Attacks
   
 

POST TALIBAN AFGHANISTAN

Burqa sales rocketing in Afghanistan
Flourishing again, Afghanistan's deadly - and lucrative - crop
Warlord's men commit rape in revenge against Taliban
Christian activists see opportunity in Afghanistan
Porn gains big following in Afghanistan
Alcohol makes furtive comeback in Afghanistan
Afghans are still dying as air strikes go on but no one is counting
Villagers Released by American Troops Say They Were Beaten, Kept in 'Cage'
   
  IMPORTANT ARTICLES THAT MUST BE READ
Ignorance is not bliss by Roberto J. Gonzalez
Mandela to Apologise for Supporting U.S. on Terror War by Farah Khan
Bombed elders reject US claims by Rory Carroll
The innocent dead in a coward's war by Seumas Milne
Al Qaeda's Iraqi Link Snapped
Diplomatic gaffe puts Tory salon out of joint by Andrew Pierce
How to Lose Friends and Alienate People by Don Atapattu
US urged to detail origin of tape by Steven Morris
One out of three Americans suspects the latest Bin Laden tape is a fraud by Amir Butler
World Divided Over Authenticity of Bin Laden Tape
More evidence of US war crimes in Afghanistan: Taliban POWs suffocated inside cargo container by Jerry White
How many dead? Major networks aren't counting
As major powers jockey over aid millions of Afghanis lack food, shelter and medicine by James Conachy
CalPERS, Carlyle profit from Afghan war by David Lazarus
Warlords bring new terrors by Paul Harris
A village is destroyed and America says it never happened by Richard Lloyd Parry
Expert claims oil interests ruined U.S.-Taliban talks by Jean Serror
McCarthyism returns by Gamal Nkrumah
The war against Afghanistan is illegal by Francis A. Boyle
The truths they never tell us by John Pilger
Gore Vidal slams the US for perpetual war

There is no war on terrorism by John Pilger

The Fourth Amendment Has Just Been Cancelled by Larry Hagerty
There is no war on terrorism by John Pilger
US propagandists invoke the Cold War by Bill Vann
Right To The Point: The Shock Of "Day 911" by Gene Reed
Does this country have the moral authority to lead the world? by Stephen Gowans
HIDDEN AGENDA BEHIND WAR ON TERROR by John Pilger
War Needs Good Public Relations by Norman Solomon
Where terror begins by David Hirst
The Causes of Middle East Terrorism by Dr. Jamal A. Shurdom
The reasons for hate by Joel Beinin
Families blown apart, infants dying. The terrible images of this 'just war' damage by Richard Lloyd Parry
The Afghan Aid Crisis in depth
Being the World's Only Superpower Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry
Say it loud: no more support until Israel agrees to pull out by Polly Toynbee
ACLU Letter to All Members of the U.S. House of Representatives
NO WAR AGAINST AFGHANISTAN! by Prof. Francis A. Boyle
Why is America so scared of al-Jazeera? by Sakina Yusuf Khan
Looking for understanding by Elias Khoury
Elimination of Terrorism or Beginning of New Crusades
Pitting Muslims against Islam by Abid Ulla Jan
Arrests have yielded little so far, investigators say by Don Van Natta
Add logic to list of casualties by Linda Diebel
International Law Professor criticises attacks on Afghanistan
Irrelevant labels of war and terrorism by Abid Ulla Jan
Three arguments against the war by Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman
A shameful silence as the bombs drop by Jonathan Steele
Why is Bush refusing to negotiate with the Taliban? by Jerry White
Suppressed details of criminal insider trading lead directly into the CIA's highest ranks
Anti-Terrorism as a cover for Terrorism by Edward S. Herman
Poor Rights Record of Opposition Commanders by Human Rights Watch
The war of propaganda by Chris Blackhurst
Stop the war, plead parents of NY Victim
If these are our friends, then who are our enemies? by Amir Butler
Quotes on US Foreign Policy in the Middle East by Micheal Parenti
The Enemy is Within
U.S. Foreign Policy  The Fertile Ground That Feeds Terrorism by Marc Bumgarner
Coalition? We don't need no coalition!
Global Justice, Not Global Revenge
The War on Terrorism: America and the SPLA in Sudan
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Sends Open Letter to Bush to End War
Bombs ignore cause of hate for America
Five reasons why America should not be at war by Robert Buzzanco
The So-Called Evidence Is a Farce says retired Special Forces Master Sergeant
Mulla Omar is not for sale
Intifada: Not a Political Ploy but a People's Cry for Justice by Ramzy Baroud
Bush's economic plan: a wartime gift to corporate America by Kate Randall
US food drops: a cynical propaganda exercise by Terry Cook
There isn't a target in Afghanistan worth a $1m missile by Mohamed Heikel
The Oil behind Bush and son's campaign by Ranjit Devraj
US Terror - We should have learned from Cuba [Another Site]
Retired American General says support for Israeli Terrorism has come home to roost
TV News: A Militarized Zone by Norman Soloman
We may need to attack other nations, warns US
Alarm over aid drop in 'World's biggest minefield' by Peter Popham
The Clash of Ignorance by Edward Said
Aid Group: Food Drops are 'Military Propaganda'
Intolerant Liberalism by Madeleine Bunting
A War of Lies by Rahul Mahajan and Robert Jensen
Opening Shots by Micheal Albert

Understanding the Reasons for Talibân Defiance by Amir Butler

Afghanistân - a personal (first-hand) glimpse (pre-attacks) by Mahan Hussain Mirza
Missing: crucial facts from the official charge sheet against bin Laden by Chris Blackhurst
US led raids on Afghanistan anger many Arabs by Miral Fahmy
Why Americans are so blind by Henry H. Lindner
Its takes a world to destroy a village by Mohamed Khodr
The investigation and the evidence
Tony Blair's bin Laden dossier: a pretext instead of a proof by Chris Marsden and Barry Grey
Blair's evidence of bin Laden's guilt nothing but old news stories and leaps of logic by Stephen Gowans
What about Sharon's daily acts of terrorism against the Palestinians
The evidence would not convict in court - but it does justify a limited war
Good grief - they've cancelled bin Laden's credit card by Mark Steel
Similar Outcries? by John Pilger
American Author Says "I Admire Afghans Beyond Words"
25 Classic Quotes on Western Hegemony
   
  - NOAM CHOMSKY
US is a terrorist state
Reaction
MSNBC Chat with Chomsky
Chomsky replies to Hitchens
Chomsky replies to Casey re Sudan
Interviewed by John Campbell
Albert Interviews Chomsky ...
Interviewing Chomsky (Radio B92)
Interview with Chomsky 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
Chomsky on the Bombings - Immediate Response
   
  - NOAM CHOMSKY AUDIO
The New War on Terror [Transcript]
Beyond the Regan Era (Coming soon)
CIA Foreign Policy (Coming soon)
Disinformation and War - the Role of the Media [Listen - 1hr 35mins] [Download - 11.3mb]
   
  - ROBERT FISK
Brace yourself for Part Two of the War for Civilisation (22nd Dec 2001)
The river of victims runs through another war (4th Dec 2001)
We are the war criminals now (29th Nov 2001)
Promises, promises (17th Oct 2001)
Slaughter of the innocent bolsters view that this is war against Islam (15th Oct 2001)
No guilt, no responsibility at this perverse gathering of Islamic kings and dictators (11th Oct 2001)
A bold and original TV station that America wants to censor (11th Oct 2001)
Bush and Blair have already lost the talking war across the Middle East (10th Oct 2001)
Lost in the rhetorical fog of war (9th Oct 2001)
War disturbs the most dangerous political tectonic plate in the world (8th Oct 2001)
Our friends are killers, crooks and torturers (7th Oct 2001)
This loose conjecture is unlikely to cut much ice with the Arab nations (5th Oct 2001)
The Arabs will ensure they receive a political reward for their support (4th Oct 2001)
Just who are our allies in Afghanistan? (3rd Oct 2001)
What Muslim would write: 'The time of fun and waste is gone?' (29th Sept 2001)
This is not a war on terror. Its a fight against America's enemies (25th Sept 2001)
Nervous Saudis tell US: War on terrorism will not be launched from our airfields (24th Sept 2001)
How can the US bomb these tragic people? (23rd Sept 2001)
How to devastate the world in one easy lesson (22nd Sept 2001)
Smoking them out is not new in the Middle East (19th Sept 2001)
If Bush wants Invasion it could become more costly than Vietnam (18th Sept 2001)
Taliban finds few Muslim friends (18th Sept 2001)
'Suicide hijacker' is an airline pilot alive and well in Jeddah (17th Sept 2001)
Bush is walking into a trap (16th Sept 2001)
Stunned into Disbelief as their 'normal' son is blamed (16 Sept 2001)
Osama bin Laden: The Godfather of Terror? (15th Sept 2001)
The Lesson of History: Afghanistan always beats its invaders (14th Sept 2001)
The Wickedness and Awesome Cruelty of a Crushed and Humiliated People (12th Sept 2001)
Is the World's Favourite Hate Figure to Blame? (12th Sept 2001)
   
  - GEORGE MONBIOT
A Discrete Deal in the Pipeline (15th Oct 2001)
Into the Morass: There is no clear way to end this war (9th Oct 2001)
Genocide or Peace (2nd Oct 2001)
Collateral Repair: How to win this war with peace (25th Sept 2001)
The Need for Dissent: Radicalism is retreating, but it's more necessary than ever before (18th Sept 2001)
Folly of Aid and Bombs
   
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