Daily Archives: May 23, 2018

Afghanistan Overwhelmed With Terror And Instability

Afghanistan is no stranger to violence and instability. From the communist revolution in the 1970s to the rise and fall of the Taliban between 1996 and 2001, the country and its people have endured thousands of bombings and assaults. Today, violence within the country is at an all-time high due […]

Main Opposition Party In The Republic Of Guinea Calls For New Protests Against President Conde

The main opposition in the Republic of Guinea, Union des Forces Démocratures de Guinée (UFDG), resumed protests over the local election held in February 2018. The opposition party called for strikes aimed at crippling activity in the capital city of Conakry. Local elections and the protests that followed The local […]

China’s Growing Militarization Of The South China Sea

On Friday May 18, China increased its military presence in the South China Sea. A Chinese H-6K bomber plane landed on the largest of the Paracel group of Islands, the Woody island. These islands have long been claimed by numerous surrounding countries including China, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Brunei. China has […]

Burundian Opposition Rejects Referendum Results

On Saturday May 19, a Burundian opposition coalition, the Amizero y’Abarundi bloc, announced to The Associated Press that it would not accept the results of the nation’s recent referendum. Agathon Rwasa, the head of the bloc, labelled the vote a “parody” and “undemocratic.” It has been reported by Al Jazeera […]