Daily Archives: August 25, 2017

The Arab World And Its Lost Heritage

The last 3 years of the so-called Islamic State’s barbarous militancy in the Arab world has caused destruction spanning the entire region. The recent liberation of Mosul and the eradication of IS’s last major stronghold demonstrates their decline in the region. However, their legacy of destruction and despair will linger […]

Australia And Its Asylum Problem: Refugees Denied Medical Aid

Last week, a whistleblower within Australia’s refugee detention centre on the Pacific island nation of Nauru claimed that around 50 refugees and asylum seekers are being refused oversees medical treatment against the pressured advice of medical professionals. At least four of those being refused medical help are pregnant women wishing […]

Trouble For Belarus As Russia And NATO Deploy Troops

Amongst the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Russia, Belarusian citizens have drawn the short straw. The limitation on U.S. diplomatic staff in Russia has led to the closure of certain facilities, including the issuing of non-immigrant visas to nationals from outside Russia. Currently, Belarusians must travel to the embassy […]

Trump To Send 4,000 More Troops To Afghanistan

After months of speculation, the world finally got its answer on how President Trump would deal with America’s longest ongoing war. This past Monday the president announced that he would be sending in 4,000 new troops to help shore up an ever weaker looking Afghan government which has been reeling […]

Several Civilians Dead In Syria After US-Led Airstrike

Multiple civilians have been killed in Raqqa, the capital city of ISIS-held Syria, after two consecutive days of airstrikes. In the past forty-eight hours, The United States carried out thirty strikes in Syria and Iraq. Twenty of those strikes targeted Raqqa and the surrounding area. The Syrian Observatory for Human […]