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Asia for Asians: Let there be peace in new Indo-Pacific region!

By Ameen Izzadeen On January 1 last year, this column drew attention to what was then a subtle move to formalise a new geopolitical region dominated by an alliance between India and the United States. The backdrop was a nascent … Continue reading

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Saudi purge: Pitfalls in prince’s power plays

By Ameen Izzadeen The events that have been shaking the Middle East in the past several days and taking even the politically weathered Middle East analysts by surprise, on the one hand, underscore tribalism as a key determinant in Arab … Continue reading

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Xi: China’s new Mao emerging as world’s most powerful man

By Ameen Izzadeen ‘While there’s water, mix the plaster,’ says a Chinese proverb equivalent to the English proverb ‘Strike the iron when it is hot’. This was exactly what President Xi Jinping did 12 days ago. When the Chinese Communist … Continue reading

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The Belfour blow: Britain’s crime of crimes, 100 years on

By Ameen Izzadeen If moral decadence is defined as doing a shameful act and being proud about it, then Britain under Prime Minister Theresa May is an embodiment of moral decadence. One hundred years ago, on November 2, Arthur James … Continue reading

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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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