Daily Archives: August 20, 2018

Malians Vote Amid Security Concerns

On Sunday, July 29th, the people of Mali crowded around voting stations to vote for a new president amid dire security concerns. President Keita was in for the running against 23 other candidates in a country that has been haunted by violence and ethnic conflict for years, and the days […]

Afghanistan Peace Talks Underway?

News of peace talks between the United States, backed Afghan government and the Taliban, has been revitalized after US Defence Secretary James Mattis confirmed that a discussion is currently underway. Mr. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon on Tuesday 7th August that “it is still early in (the) reconciliation process.” Questions […]

Explosive “Attack” In Caracas: Terror Or Totalitarianism?

On Saturday of last week, President Maduro of Venezuela survived an assassination attempt via drone. Several drones carrying explosives reportedly flew in Maduro’s direction while he gave a speech to celebrate the Venezuelan National Guard’s 81st anniversary. The event took place in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas. While Maduro was not injured […]

Europe Unites To Condemn Trump’s Iran Sanctions

In lieu of controversial policy creation, Trump is uniting the world. The latest wave of solidarity came this past week, as European leaders pledged to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Trump pulled out of the deal in May when he imposed heavy sanctions against Tehran and anyone who […]