Daily Archives: December 23, 2018

Trump Withdraws U.S. Troops Leaving Syrians In the Lurch

On Wednesday 19 December, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his plan to withdraw all 2,000 American troops from Syria over the next 100 days, Al Jazeera reports. Initially, his justification for this sudden decision was the alleged defeat of ISIL. Yet, just 24 hours later, he changed his reasoning, citing […]

Al-Shabaab Bombing In Somalia Shows Increased United States Military Action Not The Solution

A car bombing in Somalia on Saturday has resulted in at least 16 deaths and more than 20 injuries, The Guardian reports. The bombing occurred outside the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu, and resulted in the deaths of three members of the Universal TV channel and a prominent journalist. The deputy […]