Columns

Inhumanity In the Season of Human Tragedies, By Owei Lakemfa

It is a sick and inhuman political calculation which hopes that a combination of punishing sanctions and a death harvest by COVID-19 will bring down the Iranian government and return the country to its pre-1979 subservience to the United Logically, a global pandemic requires a global response and solution, because…
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When the Chosen Engage In Criminality, They Remain Criminals, By Owei Lakemfa

When the ordained, the chosen, the religious, carry out murder for any reason or their deliberate acts lead to loss of lives, they remain answerable for their crimes, at least here on earth. There is a convergence point for people who are ordained and the acts they carry out. However,…
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The Human Disease Called Trust Deficit Disorder, By Owei Lakemfa

...the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres told the world this Tuesday that it is suffering from a "trust deficit disorder.” He explained that democratic principles are threatened and the world, disjointed: "The world is more connected, yet societies are becoming more fragmented. Challenges are growing outward, while many people are…
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Trying To Make Some Sense of the World, By Owei Lakemfa

...while Russel was blasting into the sky with an empty plane, migrants were stranded in the seas, Yemeni children were being massacred and Canada and Saudi Arabia were engaged in a spat on human rights, America began humanity’s first attempt to reach the American, Richard Russell, 29, was what you…
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The Emirates’ Widening Appetite for Colonialism, By Owei Lakemfa

In pursuit of its expansionist agenda, it is engaged in huge defence spending; between 2013 and 2017, it spent an average $ billion annually and its projected defence spending now is $35 billion. Unless it is called to order, the UAE’s expansionist proclivities, will constitute a danger to world peace.…
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Is Saudi Arabia Also Among the Terrorists?, By Owei Lakemfa

..it is in Yemen that Saudi Arabia has most displayed it its military prowess. There had been an uprising against the government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. A combination of Houthi rebels and Yemeni military loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, had removed Hadi. An angry Saudi Arabia…
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Guest Columns

The Politics of Bombings and Airstrikes, By Owei Lakemfa

While the ‘international community’ tolerates airstrikes against civilian areas in Mosul, it has severely attacked Russia for carrying out Mosul-like airstrikes in Aleppo. Airstrikes, the pounding of the ground by powerful bombs raining from the skies, are on-going in three countries of the Middle East. Although the targets and victims…
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