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The rise of Putin and the politics behind the poison

By Ameen Izzadeen If Britain can prove that Russia was responsible for the poisoning of former Russian spy and British double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the southern British city of Salisbury on March 4, then it … Continue reading

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Trump’s spy drama: Even a James Bond will be shocked

Scandals, sleaze and now sick and spy stories: The United States’ President-elect Donald Trump continues to court controversy. This time, it is quite serious since it is about the national security of the United States — and it may lead … Continue reading

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Oil politics: The secret US-Saudi deal

By Ameen Izzadeen Is oil a bane or a boon? A blessing or a curse? If there had been no oil, would we have reached the advanced stage that we are in today in industrial development? There would not have … Continue reading

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Ukraine: Who holds the reins?

By Ameen Izzadeen Democracy is politically victimised, especially when it poses a danger to the interests of big powers. In recent years many a government that has come to power through democratic elections has been overthrown by people’s power — … 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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