Day: January 29, 2018

The Future of Humanitarian Work In War-Torn Countries

Humanitarian aid workers have increasingly been targeted for attacks by terror-related organizations. On January 25th, 2018, non-governmental organization (NGO) Save the Children confirmed that four of its staff had been killed in an assault that targeted their office in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, claiming the lives of six aid workers. Carried out

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Trump Administration Cuts Palestinian Aid To UNRWA In Half

The Trump Administration last week announced they would be cutting funding to the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) which provides essential food, education, health, and social services to the estimated five million Palestinian refugees located in and around Israel and Palestinian territories. The decision to withhold $65 million of

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U.S. And Turkey Butting Heads In The Middle East

U.S. forces involved in the Syrian Civil war openly support the YPG Syrian-Kurd militia who have clashed with Turkey in Northern Syria. Trump has warned Turkey not to bring the U.S. and Turkish forces into conflict with each other, urging cessation of its military operation in Northern Syria. The Turkish

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U.S. Cuts UNRWA Funding Off By Half

On Tuesday, January 23rd, the United States asserted that it will provide $60 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). This is a major cut from the promised $125 million that the U.S. was to give to the UNRWA. Officials worry about how this cut will create

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Happy Invasion Day

To most people, we would be celebrating January 26th by saying “Happy Australia day,”  however, what is meant is actually “Invasion Day.” On January 26th, 1788, the First Fleet anchored in Sydney and marked the beginnings of a long and aggressive settlement of Australian land. This momentous occasion has been celebrated

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