Daily Archives: February 5, 2017

The Arab Spring

Overview The Arab Spring refers to protests that started in Tunisia in December 2010. The protests later spread to other Arab countries, such as Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Syria, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and Morocco. It soon engulfed the whole of the Middle East, now the most unstable region in the world. […]

Afghan Government Controls Less Than 60 Percent Of The Country

In the fifteen years since the US-led intervention in Afghanistan the Taliban are rapidly retaking territory in Afghanistan. This past Wednesday, a US watchdog agency released a report claiming that the Afghanistan government controlled less than 60 percent of the country after security forces retreated from many strongholds last year. Foreign […]