Daily Archives: October 11, 2015


Pouring Oil On The Fire: The Effects Of Russian Escalation In Syria

The news this week has been dominated by Russia’s escalating intervention in Syria. It began with Russian Airstrikes being reported on the 30th September and was followed days after by Obama and Putin giving speeches at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Although both argued, predictably, for an end […]


Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Wins 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

The announcement was made on Friday, October 9th, by Chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Kaci Kullman. It comes when the world’s attention is focused on the conflict in Syria and the violence in the Middle East between Palestinians and Israelis. While announcing the winner, Kullman stated that while the country was at the […]