Daily Archives: July 8, 2017

Turkish Police Use Tear Gas And Rubber Bullets Against Pride Activists

Turkish police prevented an attempt by Pride activists to hold a parade in Istanbul on June 25. Police fired rubber bullets at small groups of around 40 activists who gathered in the country’s largest city in spite of a ban issued by the local authorities, an AFP journalist reported. The […]

War on Terror

Overview In 2001, American President George W. Bush declared The War on Terror following the events of 9/11; one of the most successfully orchestrate mass terror attacks in American history, killing 2996 civilians. The War on Terror varies from most other wars due to its non-discrimination, transnational nature. While other wars have […]

The Development Of North Korea’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program: Faster Than Expected

While many easily dismissed North Korea’s nuclear capabilities before just three months ago, it is time to seriously evaluate North Korea’s nuclear threats. At the beginning of July 2017, North Korea announced that it had successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile. North Korea officially stated that the missile it tested reached an altitude of […]

Colombia Witnesses A New Wave Of Violence Almost A Year After Signing Historic Peace Deal

In September 2016, the Colombian government and the FARC (the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), the country’s largest guerrilla force, signed a historic peace agreement, with President Juan Manuel Santos declaring that “we don’t accept violence as the means of defending ideas.” However, hopes of lasting stability have waned in recent months as […]

Nationalist Rhetoric Is Heating Up The Himalayas

A skirmish along the Sino-Bhutanese border involving up to 6,000 Indian and Chinese troops has occupied international media for the last two weeks. It was triggered on June 16, when the Chinese army started building a road that Bhutan alleged was on its territory. Indian troops were called in to […]