Monthly Archives: February 2011

God save Pakistan from its powerful friend

This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka By Ameen Izzadeen The world media’s attention is on the people’s revolts in the Middle East. It’s fair enough, given the strategic and economic importance of the region and the … Continue reading

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Promises, but will it be the promised land?

By Ameen Izzadeen Remember Zia ul Haq? Remember Pervez Musharraf? Soon after capturing power in two coups 22 years apart, the two Generals promised full democracy in Pakistan within 90 days. But once firmly in the saddle, they reneged on … Continue reading

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Egypt: Plans of unseen Pharaohs

By Ameen Izzadeen Has the United States hijacked the Egyptian revolution? The goings on in Egypt appear to be a script written in the United States in a special control room – not to save Egypt’s embattled dictator Hosni Mubarak, … Continue reading

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