Daily Archives: March 1, 2017


South Sudan Military Officials Resign Over “War Crimes”

Two high ranking military officials resigned from the army in South Sudan last week; Brigadier General Henry Oyay Nyago, former judge advocate of the army, and Colonel Khalid Ono Loki, former head of the military courts. Each man’s resignation letter accused President Salva Kiir of corruption and ethnic bias. This […]


Kurdish Independence May Be Sought After Victory In Mosul Is Achieved

As Iraqi forces continue their advance towards key ISIS-defended districts in west Mosul, attention is now turning to what northern Iraq will look like once the jihadi group is defeated. Ministers from the Kurdistan regional government (KRG) believe that one option might be offering the Iraqi government the land that their peshmerga forces […]


Michael Flynn Resigns As US National Security Adviser

On Monday, February 13, Michael Flynn resigned as President Trump’s National Security Adviser. His abrupt departure occurred seven hours after counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway said on MSNBC that Mr. Trump had “full confidence” in Mr. Flynn. His withdrawal happened less than a month into his position and made […]