Category Archives: Political analysis

Cosmic cataclysm of nuclear madness

By Ameen Izzadeen The Nobel Committee by awarding this year’s Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has reiterated the danger nuclear weapons pose to life on earth. The message is timely, given the fact that … Continue reading

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Sons of guns behind the Las Vegas killer

By Ameen Izzadeen Violence begets violence. Those who live by the sword shall die by the sword. It does not mean that the 59 people who died at the Las Vegas concert shooting and those who were injured in the … Continue reading

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Kurdistan referendum: Another flashpoint in West Asia

By Ameen Izzadeen In what could be a trigger for another major conflict in West Asia, Kurds in Iraq on Monday voted overwhelmingly for separation. More than 92 percent of the people – Kurds and non-Kurds in the autonomous Kurdistan … Continue reading

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Trump’s devilry at the UNGA

By Ameen Izzadeen Traditionally, the United Nations Secretary General’s office informs ambassadors that their heads of state should confine their speeches to about 15 minutes when they address the General Assembly’s annual session. On Tuesday, the UN General Assembly president … Continue reading

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War on terror: The deception and real agendas

By Ameen Izzadeen Sixteen years ago on September 11, the way the world revolved changed drastically, politically speaking. Just, a second before the terror strike on New York’s World Trade Centre at 8.46 am Eastern Time, the world was moving … Continue reading

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Geopolitics allows Myanmar to cover up Rohingya massacre

By Ameen Izzadeen A humanitarian crisis of near genocidal proportions is taking place in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, yet the world’s reaction is confined to mere condemnation instead of sanctions or direct intervention. Although international journalists are not allowed to visit … Continue reading

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Despite Trump’s racism, let’s have a dream that all are created equal

By Ameen Izzadeen Race-based politics wins votes and politicians know that well. Nothing can assert this political truism than the much criticised response of the United States President Donald Trump to Saturday’s clashes at Charlottesville in West Virginia. The controversy … Continue reading

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