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    Amazonia, climate change, Syria, Yemen and Kashmir

    Richard Falk | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    ARGUABLY, even before the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, there was a widespread sense that a state-centric form of world order was morally and...

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    An Indian art of the impossible

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    THEY say ‘politics’ is just the art of the possible! Yes, perhaps brazenly possible for Pakistan’s Asif Zardari or Nawaz Sharif. And, less than possible...

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    Conflict with Iran portends WW III

    Robert Freeman | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    MARK Twain once commented, ‘History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.’ The US conflict with Iran sounds a lot like a rhyme with World...

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    Hindi as the uniting language of India?

    Ram Puniyani | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    MODI.2 has emerged as a very powerful government. It has not only the numerical majority; it is also facing a weak and divided opposition. That...

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    Our invisible government

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    THERE are two forms of government in the United States. There is the visible government — the White House, Congress, the courts, state legislatures and...

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    Oil and blood

    Mahir Ali | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    IT’S unclear whether last Saturday’s devastating attacks on key Saudi Aramco facilities will serve as a sobering reminder to the kingdom’s ruling family of the...

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    Demise of liberal democracy

    Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    DEMOCRACY is in recede all over the world — in developed and developing countries, including former communist countries — dashing the hope of those who...

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    In Kashmir, shaking the apple tree

    Tabish Khair | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    The question is whether the dilution of Article 370 changes anything on the ground in Jammu and Kashmir, writes Tabish Khair IF I did not...

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    9/11, eighteen years later

    Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    THE United States has just observed the 18th anniversary of 9/11. The attacks on the soil of the USA was committed not by a hostile...

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    Apartheid made official

    Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    ISRAELI prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is moving quickly to alter the political reality in Palestine, and facing little or no resistance. On September 10, Netanyahu...

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