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About ameenizzadeen

journalist and global justice activist

Saudi-Qatari rift: Submission is survival

By Ameen Izzadeen In the sea of world politics, it is a norm that the big fish eats the small fish. For small States, sovereignty is a myth. When the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was formed in 1981, some … Continue reading

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Riyadh summit: The Trump card was a joker

By Ameen Izzadeen The Arabic word Riyadh means meadow. A slight variation of the word, or if one adds the letter Ta Marbuta at the end, the word will read Riyadhah, meaning a sport. Well, what a spectacle Donald Trump’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday night massacre: Trump’s Watergate moment

By Ameen Izzadeen The moment of truth has come for the United States. But in politics, truth is rarely told — and if told, it is told for a self-centred motive. Therefore it is naïve to assume that the embattled … Continue reading

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Just as apartheid ended in South Africa, so will it in Palestine

By Ameen Izzadeen Since the creation of Israel in 1948, almost all United States’ Presidents have been either ignorant of the true story behind the Palestinians’ suffering or advocates of injustice, however much the victimised Palestinians shout ‘Nakba, Nakba.’ Perhaps, … Continue reading

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North Korean crisis: Avoid war and save Mother Earth

By Ameen Izzadeen The Earth continues to rotate on its axis and moves along its orbit around the Sun, suffering in silence and not knowing what poisonous attack it will suffer next. Most of the Earth’s inhabitants go about with … Continue reading

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Iraq: Cradle of civilization is still a living hell

By Ameen Izzadeen Fourteen Aprils ago, the world witnessed a giant statue of Iraq’s ousted dictator Saddam Hussein being toppled by a group of people at Baghdad’s Firdos Square. The crowd was surprisingly small. To support them in the task … Continue reading

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What a world! We want the right to destroy our planet

By Ameen Izzadeen On Monday, the big powers spurned yet another move to rid the world of nuclear weapons. They apparently prefer to be called the destroyers of our planet. “Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds,” J. … Continue reading

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