Daily Archives: September 7, 2016

Eyes On Central Asia: The Death Of Islam Karimov And Its Implications

On September 2nd, the leader of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, died after suffering a stroke. Although being the leader of a small post-Soviet republic in Central Asia, his passing, along with the release of the nation from his iron grip, marks a potentially large change affecting the geopolitics in the region. […]

Shi’ite Liberation Army Claims They Will Wipe Out Israel

  Israel won’t be around for much longer, claims the former leader of the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guards. The eradication of Israel in 23 years is the main objective of a new, recently created Iranian military unit, which was formed to fight Arab countries and to destroy the Jewish state […]

Erdogan Signals The Return Of The Death Penalty In Turkey

  The streets of Istanbul were overflowing with supporters of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the 7th August, with at least a million people attending a rally held in the wake of the military’s failed coup. In his speech, condemning the U.S-based cleric, Fethullah Gulen, Erdogan declared that […]