Daily Archives: May 27, 2017


Trump’s Dangerous Game: Uncertain Collective Security As NATO Members Told To “Pay Up”

In a combative speech at the opening of NATO’s new headquarters in Brussels, US President Donald Trump told the leaders of NATO’s member states that he expected them to increase their defense spending considerably. Trump’s request echoes earlier suggestions by former Presidents Bush and Obama that NATO members ought to […]


America First, But At What Cost?

“The figures presented would simply make it impossible for the UN to continue all of its essential work advancing peace, development, human rights and humanitarian assistance,” a UN representative commented in response to President Trump’s budget plan for 2018. Currently, the US contributes 25% and 28%, respectively, of the UN’s […]


India Calls On Interpol To Help Arrest Controversial Islamic Preacher

The National Investigation Agency has asked for Interpol to issue a red corner notice on the controversial Islamic preacher, Zakir Naik reports The Hindu. The red corner notice would allow for Zakir Naik to be arrested by any agency globally. This has all followed after the Islamic Research Foundation, headed […]


Smiley-ing Our Way To Peace

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words, that phrase needs to be edited to accommodate one of technology’s best gifts to the world of communication: emojis. The word does not exist in the English dictionary; even Microsoft Word gets mad and underlines it in red whenever […]