Daily Archives: February 11, 2017

The Continued “War On Terror” Is Now Under Trump’s Control

A large part of President Donald Trump’s campaign was centred around how he was going to “crush and destroy ISIS.” However, details on how exactly this would be done have been sparse. He has said it would be done “very, very quickly” and that America would “replace chaos with peace.” […]

Peace Through Sports: An Introduction To Sports Diplomacy

Sports diplomacy is not a new practice and since ancient times, sporting events have been used as a vehicle for political goals. The Ancient Olympics in Greece, for example, allowed for dialogue, discussion, and peace between city-states that were otherwise continuously at war. However, since those times, the aims and […]

The Impact Of Terrorism On Developing Countries

The presence of terrorist groups in developing countries has led to a multitude of problems for millions of civilians. Many extremist militant groups have been founded with the intention of overthrowing the government and ideologies of a particular country and replacing it with their own. Factors, such as religious beliefs, […]

West Papua: Merdeka! or Merdeka?

West Papua, the western half of the island of New Guinea, has been occupied by Indonesia since the 1960’s. Previously, West Papua had been ruled by the Dutch, but following widespread decolonization in the mid-20th century it was integrated into the newly formed Indonesian state and this was then “legitimized” […]