Day: May 2, 2020

Islamic State Africa – An Inevitability?

In 2018, it was estimated that as many as nine Islamic State ‘cells’ existed across Africa. Whilst lacking their predecessor’s numerical support and contiguous geographical influence, today they constitute a growing menace across the entire continent. Groups professing the ideology of IS now occupy territory in North, West, Central, East

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Much Ado About Korea

The Situation So Far What is going on with Kim Jong-Un? That’s the question on the mind of every world leader and political analyst across the globe. And it’s a good question to be asking. When the head of a rogue nuclear state goes missing, it should raise the alarm

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Michigan Congressional Candidate Stands With Palestinians

Solomon Rajput is a 27-year-old University of Michigan medical student, though he is currently on leave from his studies to pursue a run for office. He is the son of Pakistani immigrants and a proud product of the public school system. The 2016 presidential election marked his first real political

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Finalisation of U.S.-Honduras Deal Sparks Widespread Criticism

The finalisation of a new deal between the United States government and Honduras, described as an “asylum cooperative agreement,” has given rise to widespread criticism. The deal allows those seeking asylum in the U.S. to instead be sent to Honduras. Many asylum advocates have criticised the deal, stating that it

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Fuelling The Fire: Mexican Cartels Provide Virus Aid

If bad people do good things, then are they necessarily bad people? This difficult question is one that Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has had to face as he recently acknowledged that drug cartels have been distributing care packages to the public across the country. This movement to accumulate

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