Monthly Archives: March 2014

Crimea: The era of new Cold War begins

By Ameen Izzadeen The Ukrainian crisis has dragged the post-Cold War world order from relative stability to instability and from order to chaos. The crisis exploded at a time when a new balance of power was taking root, recognising Russia … Continue reading

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Indian polls: Congress outlives its use

= Dynastic politics dies in refreshed democracy; Modi frontrunner but regional parties also could form coalition at centre By Ameen Izzadeen India’s Congress Party appears to have outlived its use as Mahatma Gandhi once said. It was formed largely to … Continue reading

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Karzai seeks peace with Taliban, but he is no Chavez

By Ameen Izzadeen Three months into 2014, Afghanistan is fast hurtling into uncertainty with many Afghan watchers wondering what the situation will be once the US-led Nato troops on December 31 end their military occupation of the country which is … Continue reading

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