Monthly Archives: November 2013

Geneva talks: Future of Middle East at stake

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article was In realpolitik, there are no permanent enemies or friends but only permanent interests. The Middle East is witnessing a silent shuffle or a realignment of alliances. What was dismissed as wishful thinking of a … Continue reading

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Commonwealth: Make it an economic bloc

By Ameen Izzadeen If politics is the art of the possible, then international politics is the art of deception. At least in democracies that have checks and balances, politicians who betray the trust which the people have vested in them … Continue reading

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Drones: Hellfire from grey skies

By Ameen Izzadeen It is only realpolitik that stands in the way of referring the United States to the United Nations Human Rights Council for allegedly committing war crimes and not addressing accountability issues arising from its drone attacks in … Continue reading

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