Author Archive for Helen Richmond



25
Feb
10

Rosie talking about her guest

25
Feb
10

WHYS editorial meeting at UCF

24
Feb
10

Jason preparing to film

24
Feb
10

WHYS arrives at University College Falmouth

22
Feb
10

What’s an acceptable amount of civilian deaths?

America is attempting a more humane war in Afghanistan.  But with at least 33 civilian deaths being reported, people in Afghanistan are angry and upset.

President Hamid Karzi has called on troops to put a stop to the civilian deaths. He said “Although the NATO troops have done a lot to reduce civilian casualties, our objective is to reach the point where there is no civilian casualty,”

But is this a realistic request during a war? Continue reading ‘What’s an acceptable amount of civilian deaths?’

19
Feb
10

Who’s afraid of the Dalai Lama?

Meeting with the Dalai Lama has been hanging over  Obama since he took office. And much to China’s annoyance Obama has now met with him.

Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize he has a reputation for promoting peace. 

But Zhang Qingli, the Communist Party Secretary in Tibet has said ‘The Dalai Lama is a wolf wrapped in a habit, a monster with human face and animal’s heart’.

Continue reading ‘Who’s afraid of the Dalai Lama?’

16
Feb
10

On air: Does Mullah Baradar’s capture mean anything?

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, who is thought to be the Taliban’s top military commander, has been captured in Pakistan.

U.S government sources say that the prisoner is the most significant Taliban figure to be detained since the US-led war in Afghanistan began in 2001. And analysts seem to agree that the Baradar development is a ‘big deal’. Continue reading ‘On air: Does Mullah Baradar’s capture mean anything?’




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