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Kyrgyzstan. Photo by Richard Raber
Richard Raber | Central Asia remains categorized simultaneously as intransigently stuck between the Soviet experience and the 21st century.
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Samantha Sarra | Shakila was 16 years old when she was raped and murdered in the home of a powerful politician. There are many Shakilas in Afghanistan -- and impunity for rapists and murderers.
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Dominic Alexander | Only system change on the large scale can free people from the Caspian to the Atlantic, and further on, from the power represented by the oil road.
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Nima Maleki | Israel dances with war threats against Iran, while a jet set Ahmadinejad deals with sanctions and rejection to join one of Asia's most prestigious clubs.
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Murray Dobbin | The lack of a viable exit strategy for the U.S. is tied directly to the real reason for its invasion and its continued occupation: the need for a pro-U.S. regime to back its geo-strategic goals.
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John Foster | Why is Afghanistan so important? A glance at a map and a little knowledge of the region suggest that the real reasons for Western military involvement may be largely hidden.
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Derrick O'Keefe | The war in Afghanistan is the top story here, following a sudden spike in U.K. soldiers killed. With 15 dead in just over a week, more British troops have now died in Afghanistan than in Iraq.
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Derrick O'Keefe | Just this month, there have been a number of major events that could have -- should have -- renewed a serious debate in the mainstream media about Canada's continued participation in the occupation.
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Map of Tajikistan
Nima Maleki | Tajikistan, Afghanistan's neighbour, risks slipping into instability as its people struggle with daily survival. The spread of violence could risk destabalizing Afghanistan and the region.