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Ukraine: Giving peace another chance

By Ameen Izzadeen After marathon four-nation talks in Belarus’ capital Minsk, the Ukrainian government and rebel forces yesterday signed a roadmap to implement a peace deal. It was indeed a victory for hectic diplomacy undertaken by Germany’s Angela Merkel who … Continue reading

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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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Crimea: The era of new Cold War begins

By Ameen Izzadeen The Ukrainian crisis has dragged the post-Cold War world order from relative stability to instability and from order to chaos. The crisis exploded at a time when a new balance of power was taking root, recognising Russia … 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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