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Civilian White Flags: Civilian Casualties and Danger in Mosul

The battle in and around Mosul, Iraq between government forces and Daesh is rapidly rising to become the big humanitarian emergency that organizations were predicting last month. Iraqi forces have been fighting to recapture Mosul, the last-remaining Iraqi city under Daesh control. These forces are a collaboration of Iraqi troops, […]

Russia Suspends Agreement On The Disposal Of Weapons-Grade Plutonium

On October 3rd, Russian President, Vladimir Putin announced that Russia would suspend the implementation of the Plutonium Disposition and Management Agreement (PDMA) with the United States. This suspension came in light of the U.S.’s decision to suspend bilateral contacts with Russia over its involvement in the Syrian army’s attack in […]