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America’s unlearned lessons

By Michael Young, NOW. Afghanistan all over again After the 11 September 2001 attacks on New York and Washington, you would often hear from Americans that Washington had botched the aftermath of the civil war in Afghanistan. Instead of helping stabilise the country after having armed the Afghanis in their struggle against the Russian occupation, …

Daily News Egypt

The committee also addressed the ICRC’s request to accelerate the issuance of a law protecting the emblems of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent. This goal is of particular importance to the ICRC as these emblems have been widely misused in Egypt (AFP\Photo)

Three ICRC staff, Red Crescent volunteer freed in Syria

AFP-  Three of the six aid workers from the International Committee of the Red Cross kidnapped in Syria have been freed, along with a colleague from the Red Crescent, the ICRC said Monday. “Three ICRC colleagues and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer have been released and are safe and sound. We are waiting for …

Daily News Egypt

The Civilian Products of Military Factories

Last Thursday the news websites greeted us with a picture of the US Ambassador to Egypt, Anne Patterson, celebrating the decision of the US department of agriculture to allow the importation of Egyptian strawberries to the American market by opening a box of strawberries and eating one. On that same day, we were also greeted …

Mahmoud Salem

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