Opinion

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    Trump is consolidating far-right power globally

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    In the interview with CJ Polychroniou, renowned public intellectual Noam Chomsky – one of the world’s most astute critics of US foreign policy in the...

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    Corporate gangster

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    THE Adani conglomerate should be best described as a bloated gangster, promising the earth even as it mines it. Like other corporate thugs of such...

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    The world needs a water treaty

    Conn Hallinan | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    DURING the face-off earlier this year between India and Pakistan over a terrorist attack that killed more than 40 Indian paramilitaries in Kashmir, New Delhi...

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    Un-spinning China’s yarn of destabilisation

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    For 17 years, Gitmo prisoners have been held and tortured without trial in total violation of the international law. At the end of the day,...

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    Beyond winning and losing

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    SEEING the legendary Farokh Engineer among the spectators at the Old Trafford, with his shock of curly white hair and a Falstaffian girth that seemed...

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    Low-risk crimes with high impact

    Israt Tarique | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    NEW opportunities have opened in the age of globalisation, allowing people, organisations and states to interact across national borders in a more sophisticated and speedy...

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    Worshipping the electronic image

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    DONALD Trump, like much of the American public, is entranced by electronic images. He interprets reality through the distortions of digital media. His decisions, opinions,...

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    Lanka president has a better option

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    ONCE again the issue of the long postponed provincial council elections are coming into national focus. The problem, however, is that the focus is not...

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    Humane security in Afghanistan

    Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    A FORMER Taliban envoy taught me a valuable lesson one day. As we sat in an academic institution in a European capital, he told me...

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    Israel’s involvement in Libya’s civil war

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    SINCE mid-2014, Libya has been mired in civil war, pitting the UN-recognised Government of National Accord in Tripoli against a rival administration in Tobruk, the...

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