News and Analysis (10/1/09)

Afghanis project their fears that a buildup of US troops will only strengthen Taliban resolve and deepen the conflict …

… As Western forces still squabble amongst themselves about the August 20th election:

As the US prepares for extraordinarily difficult negotiations …

… Comes a warning that sanctions will only deprive the people of Iran and leave Ahmadinejad’s government mostly intact …

… While China appears to have its own motivations going forward:

Newly revealed guidelines generate concerns that the new administration retains Bush administration “policies that will inevitably lead to violations of the Constitution and of the right of all Americans to practice their faith without fear of government intrusion or intimidation”:

Imran

Minaret of Freedom Institute Program Assistant

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