Tagged: Afghanistan


War rugs evoke mystery

by Edward Osborne Here in the west, the feel of the times is reflected in a few forms of media. Our songs, our movies and our art often address the issues our culture is...


A leak in the armour

by Edward Osborne The now-famous website Wikileaks.org publishes government documents that are forwarded anonymously and then verified by a small collection of journalists. They operate as a global whistleblower, bringing information from various governments into the...


Defusing cluster bomb policy

Billions of cluster munitions are believed to be stockpiled in an estimated 85 countries worldwide. Over the past 40 years, these weapons — designed to destroy a significant area by ejecting smaller submunitions, called...