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Saudi Arabia Deports Dozens Of Rohingya Refugees To Bangladesh

After decades of living in Saudi Arabia and adjacent nations, the Saudi government recently motioned to deport several Rohingya migrants to neighboring Bangladesh. Interestingly, this particular group of residents solely inhabited this particular country of Saudi Arabia and holds no ties to Bangladesh. The current circumstance of Rohingya citizenship becomes […]


U.S. Invokes Cautious Optimism In A Deal With Turkey Concerning The Protection Of Syrian Kurdish Groups

On January 12th, the United States Secretary of Defence Mike Pompeo reiterated his strong belief that a deal could be struck between the U.S. and Turkey regarding the protection of Syrian Kurdish groups. The comments arrived at the backdrop of Trump’s decision to withdraw large amounts of its troops from […]


Improving The West’s Relationship With Africa: Lessons From Africa-China Relations?

In the wake of turbulent trade agreements and international controversy, China continues to focus on its relationship with Africa. During the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held in Beijing in September last year, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed the continuing investment into the continent from China. […]


Yemen Named IRC’s Nation At Greatest Risk Of Humanitarian Crisis In 2019. What Is Happening In Yemen?

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) released their 2019 report of nations they believe most likely to experience this year’s worst humanitarian crises. Yemen topped the list, citing the internationally recognized government’s fight against the Houthi movement as triggering the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. The IRC estimates that 24 million Yemenis […]


When Peace Is Controversial: Cambodia Celebrates “Victory over Genocide Day”

On Monday January 7, 2019, Cambodia held large celebrations to commemorate “Victory Over Genocide Day.” The celebrations took place in the Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital, where Cambodians celebrated the overthrow of Pol Pot, leader of the Khmer Rouge. The Khmer Rouge was a communist regime which held […]


‘Sanctions Are Coming’ – Trump’s Economic Hardship On Civilians In Return For (In)Stability?

‘Sanctions are Coming’ – the words printed on a Game of Thrones styled poster at Trump’s recent cabinet meeting. Trump had utilized this reference to the popular TV series before, notably when the U.S. pulled out of what Trump referred to as the “stupid deal.” Trump was referring to the […]