Monthly Archives: December 2010

A decade of decay and deception

By Ameen Izzadeen If the end of a year is a time for stock taking, the end of a decade is time for reflection and to see which way history has been moving. If progress is defined as a qualitative … Continue reading

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Military great wall around China

By Ameen Izzadeen Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao’s recent visit to India and Pakistan is of strategic significance from a defence perspective. Trade and aid help China, a rising superpower, make new allies, check foes and bolster its defence. Giving … Continue reading

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From Cancun to cataclysm

By Ameen Izzadeen Delegates from around the world cheered and congratulated each other for coming close to a deal on climate change after days of hectic talks, arm twisting and offers of bribes in the Mexican resort city of Cancun. … Continue reading

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Arab enmity towards Iran: Betrayal or bigotry?

By Ameen Izzadeen Is a second Arab betrayal in the making? There appear to be many parallels between the Arab revolt against the Muslim Ottoman empire just before World War I and the present day Arab rulers’ demand that the … Continue reading

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