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Talmiz Ahmad

Talmiz Ahmad is an author and former Indian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UAE. He holds the Ram Sathe Chair for International Studies, Symbiosis International University, Pune, India.

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Algerian president’s reforms won’t appease protesters

The Algerian parliament last week approved the draft constitutional changes proposed by the government, setting the stage for a national referendum on Nov. 1, the anniversary of the start of the Algerian revolution against French rule in 1954.

September 14, 2020

Iraq remains a battlefield despite Al-Kadhimi’s efforts

As Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi struggles to affirm his nation’s independence and take his people to peace and prosperity, some emerging opportunities for a new national and regional order were exposed last month, along with the serious challenges his beleaguered country faces.

September 02, 2020