Daily Archives: October 17, 2018


U.S. Student Detained In Israel Over Alleged Ties To BDS

Israel is under heavy criticism for detaining an American graduate student for over a week at the Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. On October 2nd, 22-year-old Lara Alqasem was barred from entering the country to attend Jerusalem’s Hebrew University. This was due her alleged participation in the Boycott, Divestment […]


In Splintered Bosnia-Herzegovina, Its Recent Elections Reveal Deep Divisions in the Balkans

Recent elections in Bosnia-Herzegovina have revealed a nation and a region that remain deeply divided.  The election results for Bosnia’s presidency express the bitter ethnic tensions between the three dominant ethnic groups—Bosnian Croats, Bosniaks, and Bosnian Serbs.  In elections for the three-person presidency, in which each of these ethnic groups […]


Seven Russian GRU Officers Indicted By US Justice Department

Following the seemingly state-sanctioned chemical poisoning of the Skripals, alongside the hacking and manipulation of the 2016 US elections, Russia has yet again come under fire: on October 4, Western allies accused Russian intelligence officers of cyberattacks against various organisations around the world. These cyberattacks were targeted at organisations which challenged […]