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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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Issues behind the Sharif-Taliban talks

By Ameen Izzadeen Acts of terrorism and threats of more violence by the Taliban have quashed hopes for peace in Pakistan. As this article was being written, a breaking news item said a powerful car bomb killed at least 11 … Continue reading

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Drones: Hellfire from grey skies

By Ameen Izzadeen It is only realpolitik that stands in the way of referring the United States to the United Nations Human Rights Council for allegedly committing war crimes and not addressing accountability issues arising from its drone attacks in … Continue reading

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The drones, the deception and double-dealing of Saudi Arabia

The drones, the deception and double-dealing of Saudi Arabia By Ameen Izzadeen (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) The mentioning of the name Sheikh Hammoud bin Abdullah bin Uqla is enough to send shivers down the … Continue reading

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Son of a gun: Shed hypocrisy, not tears

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) America was a land of peace where native people lived in harmony with nature. But since land-and-gold greedy European invaders set foot on this beautiful continent in … Continue reading

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Obama gets second chance to restore US image

By Ameen Izzadeen When Barack Hussein Obama won the presidency in 2008, many thought he would be a one-term president. Some even feared that he would be killed, probably by a racist or by the mysterious killers who gunned down … Continue reading

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Superstorm Sandy: The answer is blowing in the wind

By Ameen Izzadeen This time around, there is no room for conspiracy theories on whodunit when Superstorm Sandy left a trail of devastation on the United States’ east coast in two days. When terrorists attacked New York and Washington on … Continue reading

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