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Muslims in Trump’s America: They came before Columbus

By Ameen Izzadeen In 2003, six months after US troops invaded Iraq, I met this young Afro American researcher in Chicago, while I was touring the United States under a State Department International Visitors’ Programme. He was Amir Nashid Alid … Continue reading

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Peshawar school massacre: Vital lessons for Pakistan

By Ameen Izzadeen Something is seriously wrong with Pakistan. It is an understatement to say the world was devastated to learn of the school massacre in Peshawar. How can anyone commit such a heinous act — killing children and that … Continue reading

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Israel spurns UNHRC as U.S. politicises human rights

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) The biggest enemies of the people whose human rights are violated are those nations that ride on their misery and pretend to champion human rights in their … Continue reading

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Aunty Clinton comes to Asia with ‘do-it’ list

The United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, during her recent eight-day visit to Asia was acting more like a matron than the chief diplomat of her country. Her aim, obviously, was to thrust a US-centric world view — that … Continue reading

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Besieged Pakistan has little choice

By Ameen Izzadeen The Pakistani government’s outburst against yet another violation of the country’s territorial integrity and sovereignty has become all too familiar. The people of Pakistan have seen and heard enough of the theatrics. So when Prime Minister Yousuf … Continue reading

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War begets war as the spiral expands

By Ameen Izzadeen Ten years and one week ago, not many people believed that wars with imperialist designs would shape the international order. Definitely, a majority of the Americans had no idea about what was to come. In the wake … Continue reading

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Is the law becoming an American ass?

By Ameen Izzadeen On September 30, a US drone flying over Yemen launched a missile attack on a US citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki. Among the dead were Awlaki and another US citizen. Also killed along with them was the hallowed tradition … Continue reading

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