The Humanitarian Consequences Of US Withdrawal From The Iran Deal

US President Donald Trump announced on May 9th that the US will withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). In addition to the economic and political dilemmas caused by President Trump’s announcement, there is a large risk that the decision to […]

Evacuation Deal Struck Limiting Syrian Government Assaults On Yarmouk Refugee Camp

On Wednesday, May 2nd, the Syrian government announced that it had reached an evacuation deal with rebel fighters in the Yarmouk refugee camp in southern Damascus. The deal, as reported by the official Syrian government news outlet, allows the fighters and their families, who number about 5,000, to be transported […]

Trump And Syria: A Fragile House Of Cards

In response to alleged gas attacks against civilians in Syria, U.S President Donald Trump, alongside the UK and France has made a decision to initiate tactical strikes against the Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Furthermore, he has proposed that further strikes are plausible if the regime does not stop oppressing and violently […]

Being ‘Locked and Loaded’ Will Not Lead The Way To Peace In Syria

Once again, the Syrian government have been accused of chemical attacks and denied these allegations. The United States of America has expressed that it is “locked and loaded” in answer to any further chemical attack in Syria. This warning came after Saturday morning’s organised strikes on Damascus and Homs. It […]

Syrian Chemical Attacks On Civilians And The Failure Of International Law

On Saturday, April 7th, the Assad regime attacked Douma with chemical bombs. Publicized photographs of the aftermath were nothing short of disturbing, with the 70 people now reported dead, including women and children. The horrendous and fatal nature of this incident has since resulted in the retaliative bombing of airfields […]

The Adrenaline Of War: A Symptom Of The Military Industrial Complex

On Friday the 13th, the governments of the United States (U.S.), United Kingdom (U.K.) and France engaged parts of Syria by means of airstrikes – notably in Damascus and near Homs – to deter the government of Bashar al-Assad from using chemical weapons once again. While the main opposition parties […]

Russia And America Respond To Syria’s Use Of Chemical Weapons Against Their Own People

The Russian nations’ blatant denial and misconstruction of the truths, objectives and costs of the Syrian Civil War creates a clear index to the globalized audience of the need for collective change. This notion was epitomized this week through an article published by the BBC organization, as it documented Russia’s […]

Airstrikes in Syria: Are They Legal?

What occurred? In the early hours of the morning of April Saturday 14th the United States, Britain and France made coordinated strikes on a number of alleged chemical weapons facilities on Syrian territory. US president Donald Trump announced the air strike campaign, saying, “[t]he nations of Britain, France, and the United […]