Drones and Democracy in Afghanistan

August 28, 2009 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

As Afghanistan goes to the polls amid a flurry of rhetoric about democratising the Middle East, Ramzy Baroud considers the democratic credentials of a US-led military campaign characterised by large-scale bombings and summary executions.

Whose Acre?

August 21, 2009 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

Uri Avnery on how the battle over the identity of the historic port of Acre reflects wider struggles over cultural identity in Israel-Palestine.