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Syria: The stories the corporate media do not tell

This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka By Ameen Izzadeen It is good journalism when the media become the voice of the voiceless, the watchdog and the fifth estate. Often shoddy journalism is referred to as bad … Continue reading

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Trump’s populism: Civilisation at stake for 2018

By Ameen Izzadeen The year that will be ending in two days is remembered for many seismic events of political significance. The dawn of the year was mired in political uncertainty, with the ratification of the biggest upset in the … 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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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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