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    An award and an unholy trade-off

    by Neera Chandhoke | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2019

    THE Gates Foundation has awarded prime minister Narendra Modi its annual ‘Global Goalkeeper’ Award for initiating policies to advance the cause of public health and...

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    The collapse of the East Asian order

    by John Feffer | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2019

    THE United States is losing its status as a Pacific power. It can no longer control developments in East Asia. It still maintains a large...

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    On liberty to teach, discuss knowledge without restriction

    by Gilad Atzmon | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    IT DIDN’T take long for the American Administration to crudely interfere with an open society’s most sacred ethos, that of academic freedom. We learned this...

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    What a Gantz-led govt means for Palestine

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    For Gantz, war is the answer, as indicated by one of his campaign slogans, ‘Only the strong survive’, writes Ramzy Baroud EXPERIENCE has taught Palestinians...

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    The diplomatic battleground

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    It is evident that India will not be able to control the situation in held Kashmir, and the use of brutal military tactics is bound...

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    Saudi oil drone strikes have changed global warfare

    by Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    THE devastating attack on Saudi oil facilities by drones and missiles not only transforms the balance of military power in the Middle East, but marks...

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    Saving planet means overthrowing ruling elites

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2019

    FRIDAY’S climate strike by students across the globe will have no more impact than the mass mobilisations by women following the election of Donald Trump...

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    Easy transition through change with continuity

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2019

    THE presidential election fixed by the Election Commission for November 16 has the potential to bring about far reaching change to the country both in...

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    Of omens, good and bad

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2019

    NARENDRA Modi affectionately called him ‘my friend Bibi’. Now the loud, foaming-at-the-mouth Benjamin Netanyahu has been shown the door again, for a second time since...

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    Globalising AI surveillance

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2019

    THEY all do it: corporations, regimes, authorities. They all have the same reasons: efficiency, serviceability, profitability, all under the umbrella term of ‘security’. Call it...

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