Monthly Archives: January 2018

The trumpet has sounded, world democracy at stake

By Ameen Izzadeen Tomorrow Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, a country founded on the principles of freedom and equality, will be completing one year in office. Has the world become a better place under his stewardship? … Continue reading

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Protests in Iran: The need for reforms and unity

By Ameen Izzadeen It is no secret that the United States, still smarting over a series of setbacks the 1979 Iranian revolution has delivered, has a state-funded programme to destabilize Iran. It is also no secret that the United States, … Continue reading

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Trump gambles with aid, but Pakistan has the ace

By Ameen Izzadeen The United States President Donald Trump’s first tweet for 2018 concerning foreign relations should have been on North Korea. Instead, he targeted Pakistan. His tweet was not spontaneous. Trump appeared well briefed by his advisors. Otherwise, he … Continue reading

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Trump’s populism: Civilisation at stake for 2018

By Ameen Izzadeen The year that will be ending in two days is remembered for many seismic events of political significance. The dawn of the year was mired in political uncertainty, with the ratification of the biggest upset in the … Continue reading

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