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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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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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Mosul: Secret motives amid human misery

By Ameen Izzadeen Iraqi troops, backed by the United States, the Kurdish Peshmerga militia and a host of Shiite irregular forces and Sunni tribal fighters, have launched a much-overdue and much publicised battle to free Mosul from the clutches of … Continue reading

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Chilcot indictment: B-Liar lied and millions died

By Ameen Izzadeen At last the long awaited and much delayed Chilcot report is out. The question that looms large is: Will former Prime Minister Tony Blair who took Britain to war 13 years ago be tried for war crimes … Continue reading

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Orlando terror: The answer is blowing in the wind

By Ameen Izzadeen A deranged mind and easy accessibility to guns form a lethal combination. What has religion got to do with mass killings such as last Sunday’s Orlando massacre? Terrorists or killers have no religion. Killing innocent people is … Continue reading

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European Union kneels before Turkey’s Sultan

By Ameen Izzadeen What has happened to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan? It appears he has lost his balance and is epitomizing the time-tested political maxim that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Domestically, he is leading Turkey to … Continue reading

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End of the road for Syria: Division of country looms

By Ameen Izzadeen A ceasefire for Syria may seem a boon from the genie that appeared from Aladdin’s ring. But the genie that comes from the lamp is more powerful and could disrupt the ceasefire and set the stage for … Continue reading

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