Daily Archives: March 6, 2017

Towards Peace in Colombia: Rebels Begin Surrendering Weapons

Colombia’s left-wing Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) have begun surrendering their weapons as part of the landmark peace agreement struck with the Colombian government late last year. After logistical delays in gathering the rebels at 26 specially designated rural disarmament zones, the six-month demobilisation process was set to begin on Wednesday, […]

Special Issue: Two-State Solution: UN-Arab League Statement Backs Palestinian State

On February 17th the United Nations and the Arab league released a joint statement supporting the establishment of a Palestinian state, after a meeting between UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit. This comes on the heels of the Trump administration’s move from decades long […]

Donald Trump Is Unlikely To Provide Meaningful Solutions To The Ongoing Civil War In Syria

As of the end of last year, the civil war in Syria had caused the deaths of over 300,000 people and the displacement of an estimated further 11.4 million either domestically or abroad. The nation’s situation is extremely severe and only seems to be getting worse, despite various attempts to […]