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War agenda behind Trump’s demand to NATO

By Ameen Izzadeen United States President Donald Trump is a liability to the transatlantic defence cooperation that started with the US entry into World War 1 and evolved into a formal treaty after World War II. The US entry was … Continue reading

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Indo-Pacific Command a threat to peace in Indian Ocean

By Ameen Izzadeen On May 31st this year, at a solemn ceremony in Hawaii, the United States military renamed its Pacific Command as the “Indo-Pacific Command”. The move, though significant in many respects, has not generated as much debate as … Continue reading

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Harming children: Trump with a millstone around his neck

By Ameen Izzadeen The United States President Donald Trump has drawn international condemnation for his preposterous and inhuman order to separate children from the families whom his administration describes as “illegal immigrants”. On Wednesday, the President relented under international pressure … Continue reading

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Summit of the century: Will there be substance from the showpiece?

By Ameen Izzadeen Commenting on the meeting between the United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, most analysts said they had to pinch themselves to realise that what they were witnessing was real. As if he … Continue reading

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Argentina’s noble goal for sports boycott of Israel

By Ameen Izzadeen A golden boot award for Argentina for displaying moral courage and cancelling its final warm-up match against Israel in Jerusalem ahead of June 16 World Cup in Moscow, in what could be construed as chastisement of Israel’s … Continue reading

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Trump-Kim summit: Rollercoaster diplomacy vs. inclusive diplomacy

By Ameen Izzadeen Till it happens, it is a tough call. Given the unpredictability that has now come to characterise the policies of the United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the much-hyped summit is mired … Continue reading

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Trump creates nightmare of a thousand Hiroshimas

By Ameen Izzadeen With the United States scuttling the Iran nuclear deal and casting doubts on a possible détente with North Korea, the time is ripe once again to turn the world’s attention on nuclear disarmament and give the necessary … Continue reading

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