Daily Archives: November 15, 2017


An Inconvenient Truth: Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Record

Many would ascribe the constant tensions between the Western superpowers and the Islamic world since the 1970s to be the result of the West’s consistent attempts to alter the cultural and political makeup of the Middle East. U.S. foreign policy is far from passive in the region, from the CIA-led […]


Japan Could Shoot Down North Korean Missiles

U.S. President Donald Trump said that Japan could shoot down North Korean missiles with U.S. military equipment. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he was looking into the deal, also stating that his country could intercept missiles “if necessary.” While President Trump was on his first state visit to […]


US Agree There Is No Military Solution For Syrian Civil War

Despite no formal bilateral talks taking place between President Putin and President Trump during the Asia-Pacific Co-operation summit in Vietnam, both nations approved a joint statement released on Saturday. The statement, released by the Kremlin, outlined bilateral cooperation and agreement to support existing military communication channels and work to defeat […]


Prince Of The Purge: Potential Problems Of Saudi Arabia’s Anti-corruption Detainments

On the 4th of November in Saudi Arabia the recently appointed Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman, began the movement to purge his government and country of corruption by detaining eleven princes, four ministers and several influential businessmen. This has been interpreted as both a positive action to benefit the citizens […]


Alaa Abdel Fatah’s Sentence Confirmed By Egyptian Court Ff Cassation

The highest appeals court in the Egyptian Court of Cassation confirmed Alaa Abdel Fatah’s sentence from 2013 for breaking a law that bans protests and “endangering the public interest.” Abdel Fatah is an Egyptian activist and blogger who became popular with the public during the 2011 Arab Spring. With 18 […]