Escalation In Ukraine: End Of Doomed Minsk Agreement

Although the Minsk II Agreements have long been dead and buried after over two years of failed ceasefires, unfulfilled agreements, and sporadic fighting between the Kiev regime and the separatist Donbass region, U.S. and Russian officials continue to cling to the now defunct agreement in lieu of any other practical […]


Deadly Attack In Timbuktu, Mali Threatens UN Mission

A group of unidentified gunmen attacked the United Nations peacekeeping force headquarters in Timbuktu, Mali on Monday. This attack resulted in the deaths of five security guards, one contractor, and one gendarmerie. While the UN’s mission in Mali,  known as MINUSMA, has seen frequent attacks by Islamist militants targeting its […]


‘Truth Commission’ Means End Of Free Speech For Venezuela

In late July, Venezuela saw the formation of a new political body called the National Constituent Assembly. This was decided through a vote, which is now highly contested as reporting false numbers. President Nicolas Maduro called for the vote which led to the establishment of the staunch pro-government assembly. Critics […]


Venezuela: Military Intervention Is Not The Answer

After U.S. President Donald Trump told a news conference on Friday that a military option in Venezuela was “certainly something we could pursue”, his own Vice President, Mike Pence, backpedalled immediately, claiming, “The president also remains confident that working with all of our allies across Latin America we can achieve […]


Domestic Violence Against Women In Nigeria

Domestic violence against women is the act of abusing women either physically, sexually, mentally or emotionally. It is a serious crime that has left many women either permanently incapacitated or dead. In Nigeria, likewise many African countries, this has been a reoccurring menace, which is widespread despite laws enacted against […]


The Venezuelan Crisis And How To Go About It 

Hyperinflation, astronomical prices, surging infant mortality, and political upheaval: that is the state of affairs in the world’s top oil-rich nation. Venezuela has neither food to feed its population nor critical medical supplies for its desperately ill. Infant mortality has increased by 30% and maternal mortality is up by 65% […]