Monthly Archives: September 2018

Maldives: Democracy restored, but more to be done

By Ameen Izzadeen The Maldivian people have spoken loud and clear. There is no place in democracy for an autocrat. The humiliating defeat was overwhelming, for he lost in the first round of the presidential poll. The problem with democracy … Continue reading

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Oslo, 25 years on: Peace in tatters!

By Ameen Izzadeen Shalom, Salaam, peace: Twenty-five years ago, these words reverberated in the White House lawn and were flashed across the front pages of newspapers worldwide, as the adversaries became partners of peace to sign what was then hailed … Continue reading

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Threat to world court: Trump provokes emergence of dangerous world order

By Ameen Izzadeen Months after United States troops invaded Afghanistan in October 2001, Mazar-i-Sharif earned the notoriety as the city of torture and extrajudicial killings, quite at variance with its worldwide fame as the city of Islamic and Hellenic architectural … Continue reading

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Watergate hero Woodward drops bombshell on Trump

By Ameen Izzadeen In two weeks, world leaders will gather in New York for the annual sessions of the United Nations General Assembly. They need to put away diplomatic niceties and pluck up courage to right the wrongs of United … Continue reading

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