Isaac Hordiyuk


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 […]


Making Friends Out Of Enemies: China And India Attempt To Expand Their Influence

In Vietnam’s northernmost forests, three Vietnamese soldiers are currently being trained in counter-insurgency tactics by members of the Indian military. The soldiers, in turn, will be expected to pass their knowledge on to other units within the Vietnamese army, thus helping Vietnam develop a plan for defending its northern border. […]


Newly Elected Gambian Government Announces Truth And Reconciliation Commission

On March 24, Gambian Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou announced the creation of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission for the purpose of investigating crimes committed under the rule of The Gambia’s recently departed dictator, Yahya Jammeh. Jammeh’s dramatic final weeks saw him briefly supporting the results of an election in which […]