The destabilization of Pakistan

Posted by , 26th July 2007

The Musharraf regime, cornered by the Islamists

By Alberto Priego (for Safe Democracy)

The situation in Pakistan is complex and the margin for the Musharraf government to manoeuvre is becoming more limited each time opposite of the generalized talibanization. Will the Islamists obtain control to become a country with nuclear arms in the future?

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Italy: democracy and secret

The grey area between legality and illegality

By Piero Ignazi (for Safe Democracy)

The difficult and troublesome relationship between politics and intelligence in Italy. The ruthless use of the police, the Army and intelligence agencies against domestic and foreign components. Politicians interpreting the government at will. Where should the line be drawn between legality and illegality?


Nicaragua, Second Sandinista Government

The enormous challenges, Daniel Ortega’s will

Posted by , 24th July 2007

The neo-liberal government’s succession in the last decade of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st has left the government of Daniel Ortega a devastated Nicaragua and sinking into poverty, with important challenges to confront. The new army seems to show their willingness to assume the challenges.

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The copper face of Latin America

500 hundred years later, identity and social justice

By Javier del Rey Morató (for Safe Democracy)

In the Latin American public sphere new actors have emerged in the last few years that in reality have always existed yet lacked a voice, the natives. Today, thanks to certain regional leaders, they are realizing that the natives are also citizens of their countries.

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How to avoid home-grown Islamic extremism

Britain’s counter-terrorism policy and its Muslim citizens integration (Part I)

Posted by , 12th July 2007

British Muslims have been cast into the spotlight with the recent terrorist attacks in Britain. It is clear that engaging with them will play an important role in the preventing Islamic extremists.


Al Qaeda’s shade in Lebanon

The attack on Spanish troops, a terrorist debut of Fatah al Islam

Posted by , 10th July 2007

Although the terrorist group Fatah Al Islam (Sunni) is in a consolidation stage, they still are far from replacing the Al Qaeda mark in Lebanon: this situation should be taken advantage of in order to neutralize their Yihadista’s aspirations before it is too late.


The British Labour Movement closes ranks around the New Labour Party

Gordon Brown and the continuation of the “Third Route”

By Alfredo Crespo Alcázar(for Safe Democracy)

Party member Gordon Brown has officially taken over for Tony Blair as the party leader and as Britain’s Prime Minister after taking the lead of the left party movement; since confirming the future of the third route.