Monthly Archives: March 2011

UN unleashes all hell on Libya

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) Libya’s firepower is no match for that of the technologically-advanced western powers that have been pounding this North African country since Saturday. The use of a sledgehammer … Continue reading

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The butchery of democracy dream in Bahrain

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article also appears in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) It is not surprising that the United States is turning a blind eye to the butchery in Bahrain, a key US ally. While the Bahraini people cry … Continue reading

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Libya, tribes, Islam: Who’s fighting whom

By Ameen Izzadeen As the battle rages in Libya and scores, if not hundreds, die daily, the picture is slowly emerging giving a hint of who is fighting whom for what, and who is on whose side. The conflict in … Continue reading

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Gaddafi: The godfathers and the devil’s advocates

By Ameen Izzadeen (This articles first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) There is more to this than meets the eye. Yes, it is a clichĂ© but it is an apt phrase to describe world politics where injustice is … Continue reading

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