Gonzalo Bartolomé

Post-Truth: The Falsehood Behind The Truth

The so-called ‘post-truth’ era has become a fundamental element in shaping the international landscape of relations in recent years. Brexit and the polemical US Presidential Elections set the course for post-truth to be selected as 2016’s international word of the year. Once upon a time, ‘true’ or ‘false’ were the […]

Yemen: A Humanitarian Catastrophe

A group of aid organisations have reported that seven million people are starving to death in Yemen. The Disasters Emergency Committee, which includes organisations such as Oxfam, British Red Cross and Save the Children, has presented shocking figures drawing an utterly critical situation. In addition, UNICEF reported last week that […]

Taliban Leader Allegedly Killed in US Drone Strike

  On May 21, US military conducted a strike targeting Mullah Akhtar Mansoor “in a remote area of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region” southwest of the Pakistani town of Ahmad Wal, according to a statement from the US Department of Defense. The mission authorised by President Obama took place at 3 pm […]