Monthly Archives: February 2013

Maldives flashpoint in Indian Ocean cold war

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) As the political crisis in the Maldives deepens with former President Mohamed Nasheed taking refuge in the Indian High Commission in Male two weeks ago, the undercurrents … Continue reading

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Signs of possible third world war in Asia

By Ameen Izzadeen * Democracies won’t go to war, but nationalists will (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) Democracies do not fight with each other. This theory stems from the fact or the assumption that democracies … Continue reading

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The drones, the deception and double-dealing of Saudi Arabia

The drones, the deception and double-dealing of Saudi Arabia By Ameen Izzadeen (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) The mentioning of the name Sheikh Hammoud bin Abdullah bin Uqla is enough to send shivers down the … Continue reading

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Israel spurns UNHRC as U.S. politicises human rights

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) The biggest enemies of the people whose human rights are violated are those nations that ride on their misery and pretend to champion human rights in their … Continue reading

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