Monthly Archives: February 2014

Ukraine: Who holds the reins?

By Ameen Izzadeen Democracy is politically victimised, especially when it poses a danger to the interests of big powers. In recent years many a government that has come to power through democratic elections has been overthrown by people‚Äôs power — … Continue reading

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Ukraine: Flashpoint for a new Cold War

By Ameen Izzadeen Who said the Cold War is over? Look at the crisis in Ukraine. It indicates that the Cold War embers are still smouldering, though they are unlikely to engulf the whole world as a major fire, as … Continue reading

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Issues behind the Sharif-Taliban talks

By Ameen Izzadeen Acts of terrorism and threats of more violence by the Taliban have quashed hopes for peace in Pakistan. As this article was being written, a breaking news item said a powerful car bomb killed at least 11 … Continue reading

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Is Sri Lanka turning into a rogue state?

The current Sri Lankan government is trying hard to avoid an international human rights probe. Read full article here.

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If Kashmir dispute is resolved, the whole of SAARC would prosper

By Ameen Izzadeen The dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir is perhaps the only world crisis that has not seen any real international peacemaking efforts in recent decades. As the world marked Kashmir Solidarity Day on Wednesday, it became … Continue reading

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