Day: September 29, 2019

Jacques Chirac’s Death: Europe Grieves A Gaullist Memory

Head of State, Prime Minister, Minister and Mayor of Paris, Jacques Chirac passed away on Thursday 26 September, aged 86. He has held the highest ranks during a long political career. Cautious in domestic politics, Chirac was able to impose his mark abroad with a foreign policy echoing that of

Read More »

Afghans Vote In Presidential Election

Afghanistan went to the polls on Saturday 28 September, in a presidential election that has been hampered by technological failures, allegations of fraud, and the fear of attacks by the Taliban. The two front-runners, incumbent Ashraf Ghani, and the Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, cast their ballots along with

Read More »

Congress Begins Impeachment Inquiry While Sleeping On Middle East Foreign Policy

Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on 24 September 2019 that after a ‘whistle-blower’ drew attention to President Trump’s politically motivated decision to withhold aid to Ukraine, the Democrat-controlled House will open an impeachment inquiry. This comes after an eventful week for Trump as he approved military aid to Saudi Arabia, following attacks

Read More »

Italy Resettles 91 Refugees And Migrants Via Humanitarian Corridor Project

Resettlement remains one of the best temporary options for refugees, especially those living where there is little or no government support. Exceptionally, the collaboration of the Federation of Evangelical Churches in Italy (FCEI), the Community of Sant’Egidio, Waldensian Table, Methodist Churches, Caritas Italiana and the Italian government are the brain

Read More »
The Organization for World Peace