Monthly Archives: February 2012

Syria: Western military action on fast track

By Ameen Izzadeen If one were to go by the tone of the Western news media coverage of Syria, the moves aimed at regime change appear to have been put on a fast track. The coverage of Syria in the … Continue reading

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Defiant Iran deals double blow to West

By Ameen Izzadeen Iran on Wednesday displayed two of its weapons effectively – oil and nuclear power. On Wednesday oil prices shot up sharply to touch US$ 119 following reports that Iran had decided to stop exports to six European … Continue reading

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Choice before Maldives: How to save democracy

By Ameen Izzadeen It’s all happening again amidst a strong sense of déjà vu. Hasn’t the Maldives gone through similar crises before? Yes it has. Twice before; once when the country’s first President Mohamed Amin Didi was overthrown while he … Continue reading

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