International Community Faces Largest Humanitarian Crisis Since UN Formation

More than 20 million are at risk of famine across South Sudan, Yemen, Nigeria and Somalia, with the UN stating the food crisis is the largest since 1945. The famine is predominately man-made, following years of violent conflict and a problematic lack of humanitarian response in the four war-torn, poverty-stricken […]

Hawaiian Demur Against Trump’s Travel Ban

Trump’s controversial travel ban has been under attack since the day it was implemented. Now, on the 8th of March, Hawaii has become the first state to sue the revised version of the ban, on the basis of the violation of the constitution and federal law. Douglas Chin, Hawaii’s Attorney General, […]

Terrorism Suspect Abu Khaybar To Test President Trump’s Guantanamo Pledge

With Al-Qaeda suspect Abu Khaybar currently being held in Yemen, President Trump’s pledge to send terrorism suspects to the Guantanamo Bay detention camp will soon be tested, and the immorality of the prison will stir up more controversy than ever. Over the course of Barack Obama’s presidency, the United States […]

Al-Qaeda And Yemen: Suicide Bomber Claims Eight Soldiers In Zinjibar

Yemen has been plagued by turmoil within the government and external turmoil from extremists on the outskirts of the cities. On the 24th of February, 2017, according to local officials and residents, a suicide bomber infiltrated the ranks of a military camp in the southern city of Zinjibar, Yemen leaving […]

Refugees And The Right: What Steve Bannon’s Appointment Means For Refugees And Asylum Seekers

President Trump’s infamous Muslim ban, the apogee of his anti-Islam campaign rhetoric has rightly attracted criticism and analysis in the three weeks since the executive order was signed on January 27. The order barred citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen from entry into the US for 90 […]

The Continued “War On Terror” Is Now Under Trump’s Control

A large part of President Donald Trump’s campaign was centred around how he was going to “crush and destroy ISIS.” However, details on how exactly this would be done have been sparse. He has said it would be done “very, very quickly” and that America would “replace chaos with peace.” […]

Donald Trump Refugee Ban

Donald Trump has signed an executive order to ban refugees and travelers of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US, the affected states are as follows: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen. People holding so-called green cards, making them legal permanent US residents, are included in the executive action. It is […]