Daily Archives: January 27, 2016

Syrian Refugees In Canada: Government/Community Action And What The Average Citizen Can Do To Help

As the conflict between the Free Syrian Army, the Axis of Resistance and ISIS takes more lives, more refugees are leaving the region. Trudeau’s administration is spending an estimated $472 million U.S. (or $680 million Canadian) on airlifting and transporting refugees to Canada.

Preventing Conflict Along The Mekong River: Strategies Under The Preventive Diplomacy Auspice

  The Mekong River is under threat by the rapid and unchecked development of the hydro power dam construction. Stemming from this destructive development is the increased potential for armed conflicts between states, civil unrest, and protests within states such as, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and Tibet. The […]

What Might Tsai Ing-Wen’s Victory Mean for Taiwan and China

The Taiwan general election of 2016 had delivered a resounding victory to Taiwan’s pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party. The DPP presidential candidate Tsai Ing-Wen received 56% of the popular vote, making her the undisputed leader of Taiwan for the next four years. The situation is similarly reflected in Taiwan’s legislature where […]

Jakarta Bombings

Explosions and gunfire echoed down the streets of Jakarta ten days ago as militants attacked a popular Starbucks location in the heart of the Indonesian capital. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, igniting yet further international debate about the problem of Islamic Jihad. At 10:55am on Thursday 14th of […]