Daily Archives: January 24, 2017

The Sinai Islamist Insurgency

Overview A rather tranquil and sparsely populated area for much of the 90s, the Sinai Peninsula is increasingly becoming a hotbed for insurgent activities. Groups allied to either al-Qaida or Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have been mounted an insurgency movement that has caused the deaths of thousands, […]

Colombia Takes Further Steps Towards Achieving Peace

A conflict, which started with a Colombian crushed peasant in the 1960s has killed more than 260,000 citizens, led millions more to be displaced, and has led 60,000 extras to officially go missing due to conflicts between leftist guerrillas and right-wing paramilitary groups. One of the main groups, the National […]

International Aid Appeal For Afghanistan

As the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan worsens, the United Nations (UN) has announced that international aid organizations need approximately $550 million dollars to help the victims. In addition, a total of 9.3 million Afghans will need assistance from aid relief efforts that are being conducted by the UN. There are […]