Daily Archives: February 5, 2017

Afghan Government Controls Less Than 60 Percent Of The Country

In the fifteen years since the US-led intervention in Afghanistan the Taliban are rapidly retaking territory in Afghanistan. This past Wednesday, a US watchdog agency released a report claiming that the Afghanistan government controlled less than 60 percent of the country after security forces retreated from many strongholds last year. Foreign […]

Trump’s Immigration Ban: Alienating Friends, Emboldening Enemies

On January 27, President Donald Trump signed an executive order preventing citizens of seven Muslim majority countries – Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Iran, Sudan and Libya – from entering the US for at least 90 days. He has also put a halt on the refugee resettlement programme for 120 days […]