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    Asian boundaries

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2020

    INDIA’S defence minister Rajnath Singh’s statement in parliament on September 15 did nothing to clarify the joint statement of the foreign ministers of India and...

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    Not just an orchard, not merely a field

    by Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2020

    The capitalist system, by its nature, produces diabolical levels of poverty; the future does not seem possible within the system, writes Vijay Prashad WHEN news...

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    Media parade of crime suspects before trial must stop

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2020

    THE exposure of crime suspects to media before trial by the law enforcement agencies continues in breach of a series of High Court orders against...

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    Social safety net benefits must reach intended beneficiaries

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2020

    IT IS worrying that about 66 per cent of social safety net beneficiaries are not poor. The Centre for Policy Dialogue, which conducted a study...

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    Winning war is no better than losing one

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2020

    US PRESIDENT Donald Trump and his ‘war council’ — led by secretary of state Mike Pompeo — have amplified their aggression against China. What began...

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    Conspiracy panic

    Nicholas Levis | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2020

    THE most consequential false conspiracy theory of the last twenty years in the United States cantered on fabricated accusations raised against the Iraqi state in...

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    A slide into war and chaos

    by Nawid Paigham | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2020

    The Soviet Union’s 1979 invasion and 10-year domination of Afghanistan started the country’s descent into poverty and lawlessness. The country still has not found peace....

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    Thousands deprived of education

    Salman Jeelani | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2020

    Students have been shut out of schools for over a year in Kashmir in violation of their human rights, writes Salman Jeelani This week, students...

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    How USA and Turkey plunder Syria with impunity

    by Rick Sterling | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2020

    WHILE president Trump lashes out at rioting and looting in Portland and Kenosha, half way around the world, the USA and Turkey are plundering and...

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    Deepfakes: the hacked reality

    by Tomás Rodríguez León | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2020

    The use of deepfakes is disseminating a new phantom threat: which is that, through the imitation of people’s faces and sounds, we could never know...

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