Daily Archives: January 2, 2017

Assassination Of Russian Ambassador To Turkey

We offer our condolences to the family and loved ones of Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov.   What happened? On December 19th, 2016, Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador, was assassinated in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey. He was delivering an opening speech at an embassy-sponsored exhibition, when a […]

New Years Eve Terrorist Attack: Turkey’s Dark Ending To A Dark Year

A recent terrorist attack in Turkey’s capital, Istanbul, has sent shockwaves around the world. Reina nightclub, a notorious tourist location in Istanbul was targeted by a single gunman on New Year’s Eve, who killed over 40 party-goers and injured 70. Disguising himself in a Santa Claus costume along the way, […]

Getting Justice: A Look Back On Russia’s Involvement In Syria

There has been increasing concerns over U.S. and Russia’s behavior toward Syria, which remains a significantly complex foreign policy issue. The tension only seems to be getting worse as the ceasefire took place in Syria between the rebel groups and the Assad regime, which has the support from Russia, Turkey, […]

China’s Reaction To India’s Successful Agni-V Launch

As one of the permanent members of UN Security Council, China is said to be willing to question India’s successful launch of the Agni-V ballistic missile at the UNSC, which occurred on Monday. With a range of 5,000 km, the missile can cover most parts of China and is capable […]

Boko Haram’s Presence In Nigeria

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, has recently appeared in a video claiming that his fighters are safe and officially refutes Nigeria’s President and army’s claims of victory. Shekau challenged the claim that the armed group had been flushed out from its last stronghold in the […]