Archivi giornalieri: gennaio 14, 2009

Chasing Shining Path in Peru

The Shining Path really is shining again. The formerly idealistic Maoist guerrilla force now models itself on the FARC. It supports its operations by drug trafficking. And its working. Josh Rushing embeds with the Peruvian military as it goes on raids to flush out guerrillas and destroy the cocaine labs that fund them.

Israeli assaults bring Gazan factions together

Israeli officials have been repeating that the assault on Gaza is targeting Hamas, but Hamas’ military wing is not the only group battling Israeli troops.

The offensive may have united Palestinian resistance inside the Gaza Strip, but as Al Jazeera’s Roza Ibragimova reports, no other regional forces have joined them yet.