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US won the Cold War but lost the peace

By Ameen Izzadeen Twenty five years after the Berlin Wall’s fall, which symbolised the end of the Cold War between the US-led Western bloc and the Soviet Union-led East European bloc, the Earth we live in is far from being … Continue reading

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Ukraine: Flashpoint for a new Cold War

By Ameen Izzadeen Who said the Cold War is over? Look at the crisis in Ukraine. It indicates that the Cold War embers are still smouldering, though they are unlikely to engulf the whole world as a major fire, as … Continue reading

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War escalates in Syria, but who’s afraid of peace?

By Ameen Izzadeen The West’s moves aimed at regime change in Syria are on a fast track. But regime change won’t come about as easily as the West thinks. Syria is certainly not going to be like Iraq or Libya … Continue reading

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Putin’s victory heralds new world order

By Ameen Izzadeen The veteran Vladimir Putin is back as president of Russia after a resounding victory at the March 4 election and it is no good news for the West. Putin was post-cold war Russia’s second President after Boris … Continue reading

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