Daily Archives: December 9, 2017

Attack On UN Peacekeepers Highlights Increased Insecurity In The DRC

An attack by militants in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday has resulted in the deaths of at least 15 UN Peacekeepers, with more than 50 wounded. Targeting a UN base situated near the DRC’s eastern border, the assault appears to be a well-coordinated effort by the Allied Democratic […]

Humanitarian Crisis Continues To Grip Yemen As Civil Conflict Escalates

According to UNICEF, a child dies every 10 minutes in Yemen. A humanitarian crisis on a scale incomparable to anything seen in recent years has taken hold of the country. Since 2014, Yemen has been plagued by a civil war between Houthi rebels backed by Iran, and a 9-country coalition […]

North Korea’s ICBM Tests: The Dangers Of Isolation

Earlier this week, North Korea fired a ballistic missile, once again, which reportedly is the “most powerful ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile), which meets the goal of the completion of the rocket weaponry system development set by the DPRK,” according to Yonhap news. The missile, fired from a city called Pyongsong […]