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Doomsday clock dangerously close to midnight

By Ameen IzzdeenPeace scientists and world elders gathered in Washington DC on Thursday to announce how perilously close we are to a global disaster. They revealed the new reading on the Doomsday Clock at 8.30 pm Sri Lanka time yesterday. … Continue reading

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Hybrid warfare: No winners, no ceasefire

By Ameen IzzadeenMercifully, the tensions between Iran and the United States did not escalate into an all-out war. If they had gone to war, the consequences would have been disastrous not only to the region, but also to the whole … Continue reading

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2020: Wishing for peace, but power politics makes it wishful thinking

By Ameen IzzadeenWe keep wishing peace and happiness at every New Year. In hindsight, it appears wishful thinking, doesn’t it? The underlying truth is that since time immemorial, the desired peace and happiness have been eluding us. The past has … Continue reading

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Watergate hero Woodward drops bombshell on Trump

By Ameen Izzadeen In two weeks, world leaders will gather in New York for the annual sessions of the United Nations General Assembly. They need to put away diplomatic niceties and pluck up courage to right the wrongs of United … Continue reading

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Nightmare of a US-Iran war, oil prices may soar to US$ 250 a barrel

By Ameen Izzadeen When the United States president Donald Trump on Monday said in yet another quirky tweet that he was ready to meet the Iranian leader, the announcement generated hardly any vibe to arouse the excitement of the international … Continue reading

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War agenda behind Trump’s demand to NATO

By Ameen Izzadeen United States President Donald Trump is a liability to the transatlantic defence cooperation that started with the US entry into World War 1 and evolved into a formal treaty after World War II. The US entry was … Continue reading

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Indo-Pacific Command a threat to peace in Indian Ocean

By Ameen Izzadeen On May 31st this year, at a solemn ceremony in Hawaii, the United States military renamed its Pacific Command as the “Indo-Pacific Command”. The move, though significant in many respects, has not generated as much debate as … Continue reading

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